Costa Rica: Tourists Victims of Armed Robbery in National Park

Posted on August 20, 2018 • Filed under: Costa Rica, Latin America, Tourists Robbed REPORTED – Two Spanish tourists and three Costa Rican tourists (including a minor) suffered an armed robbery while they were enjoying a walk in one of the trails of the Rincon de la Vieja National Park this Thursday, August 9th at around 11:30 a.m.

The tourists were intercepted by men carrying knifes who took all their belongings, cell phones, binoculars, cash, backpacks, among other things.

The Public Police Force of Guanacaste with the assistance of the Touristic Police and workers of the National System of Areas of Conservation immediately patrolled the area and at around 4 p.m. they arrested two suspects and recovered most of the items stolen, as well as the knife used in the robbery, one of the suspects is a minor and both are of Costa Rican Nationality. Read Article


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