A few hours after the mayor of Puerto Vallarta, Arturo Dávalos Peña, touted advances in security, there was another robbery in Puerto Vallarta.
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In the early morning hours of Tuesday, at least four subjects arrived at the Elektra store on Prisciliano Sanchez Avenue, where they managed to evade security and alarms to open the door and enter the electronics store.
Neighbors who noticed what happened alerted the municipal police, but it was too late. The thieves managed to escape in a gray vehicle that was allegedly used in the robbery and later located in a vacant lot in the vicinity of the Guadalupe Victoria neighborhood, where the police elements secured at least 11 laptops, allegedly stolen from the department store.
According to the information presented in the city council, in May there was a decrease of 45.2 percent in the number of crimes, compared to the month of April, when a total of 190 were registered, compared to 86 in May.
Among the decreases, the city highlights business robberies, with 27 in April against 11 in May; home robbery, which in April reached 59 cases against 17 in May, and robbery of pedestrians that presented 36 cases in April, while in May there were only 5.
Last week’s press release by the Mayor stated that the crime reports “demonstrates the excellent coordination and joint work maintained through the different security agencies in Vallarta. “