QCOSTARICA – Right out of the action movies. Three guys commit a robbery and escape in a stolen vehicle. Police give chase, crash vehicles and send several to hospital. The police pursuit continues, a gunfire breaks out, one of the bad guys is killed in the exchange of bullets.
That as the scene in Santa Ana, west of San Jose, yesterday afternoon, minutes before 5:00pm, when three men robbed a hardware store in Piedades de Santa Ana.
The regional deputy director of the Fuerza Publica in San Jose (police), Francisco Cordero, said they received the call of a theft in progress and immediately dispatched a patrol car that was near the scene, the officers giving chase to the assailants fleeing in a white Susuki, that turns out was stolen earlier this month.
The chase. The pursuit continues onto the Ruta 27, in the direction of San Jose, when ahead of the Santa Ana intersection, in front of the Forum 1, the police … continue reading