The robbery took place in Mexico city.
An employee of the U.S. Embassy in Mexico was robbed in Mexico city. Armed with a gun offender robbed 61-year-old woman watch brand Rolex cost about $8 thousand, and then fled, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to 10 minutes.
The attack took place in the Polanco district in the North-West of Mexico city. An investigation help Mexican investigators provided by the staff of the U.S. Embassy. At the disposal of the investigation there is a picture of the offender, as well as information about the car, he left.
According to the Prosecutor’s office of Mexico, in the period from January to June 2019, the number of assaults in the city increased by almost 30% compared to the same period of 2018.
The President of Mexico, andrés Manuel lópez Obrador on 20 August admitted that his government failed to improve the situation in the sphere of security in the country. According to him, the authorities “were able to stabilize the situation” but not “have reduced the number of crimes”.