Authorities in Chetumal have issued a missing person’s bulletin after a Belizean man was reportedly abducted in the Fraccionamiento Residential area. The bulletin notes that 22-year-old, Arlon Leonel Mendoza was outside his home when three men armed with guns pulled up in a dark-tinted vehicle, grabbed Mendoza and forced him into the vehicle. A media publication in Chetumal notes that the authorities believe that the attack is part of retaliation between criminal groups. Love News reached out to Belize’s Honorary Consul in Chetumal, Oscar Arnold, who explained that he has been in communication with a family member.
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