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.
U.S. Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez
Paseo de la Victoria #3650, Fracc. Partido Senecu
Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444