Robbery suspect held

Judicial police reported Monday that they detained a suspected bank robber after a series of raids in Alajuelita in an area known as Urbanización Vistas del Sur, in Concepción Arriba. The man is accused of robbing a Banco de Costa Rica in San Rafael Abajo in Desamparados Feb. 1.

Feb. 10, another suspect in the bank robbery had been detained by agents of the Judicial Investigating Organization. Agents reported that the suspects’ houses were being searched for evidence. The men are believed to have stolen 7 million colons in the bank heist.

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