Five Held in Mexico Tourist Rapes

    State police stand at a roadblock due to stepped up security after masked armed men broke into a beach home, raping six Spanish tourists who had rented the house in Acapulco, Mexico, Tuesday Feb. 5, 2013. According to the mayor of Acapulco, five masked men burst into a house the Spaniards had rented on the outskirts of Acapulco, in a low-key area near the beach, and held a group of six Spanish men and one Mexican woman at gunpoint, while they raped the Spanish women before dawn on Monday. (AP Photo/Bernandino Hernandez)

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    Mexican authorities arrested five people Sunday in connection with the horrific rapes of six tourists in Acapulco last week. No information has been released about the arrestees yet, although investigators had originally said there were seven suspects. In a case that has garnered worldwide attention, hooded gunmen burst into a house in the resort town, raping six Spanish women while tying up their male companions. At least 50 investigators have been dedicated to the case.

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