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22 February 2013
MEXICO / ITALY : 2 Cops Arrested For Playa del Carmen Tourist Rape.
2 Carmen del Playa city police have been charged with raping an Italian woman on 12 February.
After leaving a nightclub in the early morning...3 police reportedly demanded a $235 bribe from the woman and her Italian male companion...who were caught urinating in an alley.
When they couldn't pay the bribe...the cops allegedly sexually assaulted the woman, a resident of the beach town south of Cancun.
A 3rd officer implicated in the assault has fled the area.
Carmen del Playa is popular with Europeans...and boasts about its safety and heavy police presence.