The El Nido police arrested on Thursday an American national suspected of having broken into a bar establishment and taking away cash and bottles of tequila.
Police investigator Ric Ramos of the Provincial PNP identified the suspect as Javier Ochoa, an American citizen, who is also a resident of Barangay Maligaya, El Nido.
Police investigation indicated that Ochoa broke into Pinches Bar owned by a certain Eric Ignacio early morning of Tuesday and took away cash worth P10,000 and five bottles of tequila.
At least two locals reportedly saw Ochoa breaking into the establishment.
The suspect was held at the El Nido police station for filing of robbery charges.