Security Alert — U.S. Consulate General Ciudad Juarez

Location:  Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico

Event:  The Consulate has learned that criminal groups are actively trying to obtain armored vehicles in Ciudad Juarez.  Recently, a group made a brazen attempt to carjack a police armored vehicle parked outside a convenience store.  U.S. citizens should review the recommended actions to take in light of the increased carjacking risk of armored vehicles in Ciudad Juarez.

Actions to Take:

*   Be aware of your surroundings at all times.
*   Use caution when driving in heavy traffic or at night.
*   Park in secure locations.
*   Drive with your doors locked and windows up.
*   Be prepared to take alternative routes between home and work and other frequent locations.

Assistance:

U.S. Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez
Paseo de la Victoria #3650, Fracc. Partido Senecu
Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua
+52 656-227-3000

CDJSCS@state.gov
https://mx.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/
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State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

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