Mexicali Police said they arrested a man Friday for an alleged extortion attempt.

The incident was reported at 3:15 p.m. at the Bancoppel Bank branch on Anáhuac Boulevard and Xochimilco Avenue, just south of police headquarters.

Adelante Valle Editor Arturo Bojorquez can be reached at abojorquez@ivpressonline.com or 760-335-4646.

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