Three held after stickup at Sabana fast food spot

Three persons, two of them brothers who are minors, tried to stickup workers at a McDonald’s in Sabana Sur early Sunday, but law officers captured two inside the restaurant. A third was detained nearby, said the Fuerza Pública.

Police confiscated a firearm.  Celso Gamboa Sánchez, a vice minister of security, said the attempted robbery took place about 4 a.m. He attributed the police action to agents of the Dirección de Inteligencia y Seguridad, which has its headquarters nearby.

The day before, Saturday in the afternoon, two men stuck up a cell telephone store on Avenida 5 in San José but two suspects were detained quickly by Fuerza Pública officers.

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