Motorcycle bandits hit their victims with hammer

Victim of Sunday attack displays his stiches. Photo: Ministerio de Gobernación, Policía y Seguridad Pública

Fuerza Pública officers have detained a 16 year old and an adult on an allegation that they stole motorcycles from their owners by hitting the victims on the head with a hammer.

The juvenile’s mother turned her son in. He was identified by the last name of González. He lives in Alfaro Ruíz. She blamed drugs for his behavior, police said.

The crime happened Sunday when a motorcycle driver was beaten on the head by men who took his vehicle.

The adult, identified by the last names of Leiva García, was detained in La Tigra de San Carlos. Police said he had just sold a motorcycle.

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