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PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: There was a frightening armed hold up on the Mountain Pine Ridge Road on Saturday morning.

Guatemalan businessman Leonel Cardona, reported to police that around 9 am on Saturday, he was driving towards Barton Creek when two men emerged from the bushes armed with shotguns.

Cardona, who was being accompanied by Luis Aroldo Ochoa Mendez, says that when the vehicle came to a stop, the armed robbers proceeded to relieve them of a total of $4,000 in cash along with 500 Quetzales.

The robbers then fled the area.

Police say no one was physically hurt in the incident and an official investigation is ongoing.

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