Lone bandit gets $1,100 in San Pedro stickup

A bandit held up employees at a clothing store that occurred in San Pedro Montes de Oca Tuesday night, according to judicial investigators.

A bulletin from the Judicial Investigating Organization said that a man entered the store at approximately 7:30 p.m. A judicial spokesperson said that the man demanded the money in the store’s cash register, and threatened the store employees while claiming to have a gun. However, the spokesperson also said that none of the victims saw the gun.

According to the announcement, the man took 550,000 colons (about $1,100) from the cash register as well as some of the store’s merchandise.

The spokesperson confirmed that the store is called Ruta Urbana. The store is located on the same block as the Outlet Mall in San Pedro, about 100 meters south of La Farmacía Bomba.

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