Residents respond to crime in a Mexican town by tying naked and beaten alleged thieves to lampposts

Mail Online | 9/29/2018 | Associated Press;Adry Torres For Dailymail.com
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Residents of a Mexican Pacific coast city have found an unusual way to deter the country's escalating crime.

Twice this week, locals in the resort town of Puerto Vallarta have taken matters into their own hands when it comes to dealing with thieves.

Authorities - Men - Lampposts - Sectors - Police

Authorities were surprised when they were called to help naked, beaten men tied to lampposts in six different sectors who had to be freed by police.

The local prosecutor's office confirmed that the incidents occurred and opened an investigation, but would not say how many people were involved.

DailyMail - Puerto - Vallarta - Prosecutor - Office

DailyMail.com reached out to Puerto Vallarta's prosecutor's office for comment.

On Friday, local media outlets reported that a total of 10 men were tied naked to posts.

Men - Monday - Night - Hours - Tuesday

The first four tied men were found between late Monday night and the early hours of Tuesday morning while the rest were discovered late Wednesday night into early Thursday...
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