News item: 22 Americans robbed in Puerto Vallarta

Approximately 22 American tourists were assaulted by an armed group in Puerto Vallarta, according to authorities.

The events occured when the tourists were on a tour to see the attractions in the town of “El Nogalito,” towards the Mismaloya area on board a special truck, when masked men on the road stopped the truck.

Afterwards, according to a report, the subjects got on the truck and took money and valuable items from the 22 foreigners, and then escaped. In light of this event, police agents and other police entities cordoned off the area with no result.

Municipal authorities offered support to the victims, meanwhile businessmen went on alert, as this event occured only weeks before the Tianguis Turistico in the area.

Link to article in Spanish.