Guayaquil Ecuador, two arrested for assaulting, kidnapping tourists at international airport

Posted on September 29, 2012 • Filed under: Crime, Ecuador, Latin America Aviation, Police/Military Activity, TRAVEL

In early September, 2012, Elcomercio.comPolice on Monday filed two alleged members of a gang assault and kidnapping of passengers at the international airport José Joaquín de Olmedo. An Australian and a Salvadoran were among the victims.

Lieutenant Gustavo Solis, chief of patrol, said Patricia Digerolamo Salvadoran citizen reported that at 20:00 on Friday 31 August, took a taxi into the airport, and the height of the satellite bus terminal-Pascuales proceeded to steal their belongings. With the characteristics of offenders and vehicle provided by the victim, the police began a search operation.

In the Avenue of the Americas, near Imbabura Transport union, the police intercepted the vehicle model Chevrolet Chevitaxi of temporary plates B0290199, which was being used to commit robberies by people express kidnapping mode. Read Article

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