A total of 11 tourists of different nationalities participating in rafting, in the Pacuare River, Saturday afternoon were assaulted by three armed men when they stopped to eat some fruits and snacks on the banks of the river.
Police maintained a check point in the community of Tres Equis de Turrialba, in seach of the assailants. Photo: Ministerio de Seguridad Publica (MSP)
The robbery occurred at 2:30 pm in the area known as Dos Montañas, passing through Siquirres, where they had stopped before continuing with the last part of the journey, confirmed the Ministerio de Seguridad Pública (MSP).
The police report said the assailants brandished several .38 caliber revolvers, pointing it at the tourists, and stripped them of their cameras, cell phones, several passports and an unspecified amount