Cop dressed as Santa Claus arrests Argentine man wanted for assault who had been on the run for months

 A cop in Argentina went undercover as 'Officer Santa Claus' and arrested a man who had been on the run for three months.

According to Argentine news outlet Cronica, cops in the Buenos Aires town of City Bell raided a home where the 23-year-old was found hiding on Christmas Eve.

The individual was wanted for the September 16 gang beating of a man. 

At least eight men participated in the attack, in which sticks and rocks were used to beat the victim following an argument between neighborhood residents in City Bell.


Cops in Buenos Aires, Argentina, detained two men on Christmas Eve, including a fugitive wanted for the gang beating of a man in the town of City Bell in September

Cops in Buenos Aires, Argentina, detained two men on Christmas Eve, including a fugitive wanted for the gang beating of a man in the town of City Bell in September

An Argentine police officer dressed as Santa Claus walks a fugitive to a station house in the town of City Bell on Christmas Eve. The suspect has been on the run since September 16 after he and seven other individuals beat a man

An Argentine police officer dressed as Santa Claus walks a fugitive to a station house in the town of City Bell on Christmas Eve. The suspect has been on the run since September 16 after he and seven other individuals beat a man 


A video clip leaked on social media shows 'Officer Santa Claus' leading the fugitive from a department pickup truck to the police precinct on Thursday.

The City Bell police said the suspect had constantly changed homes and that the department decided to deploy one of its cops in a Santa Claus outfit for the surveillance mission.

Authorities discovered the man was hiding out at the residence on Wednesday and proceeded to arrest him without incident.

Cops also apprehended  a 36-year-old friend of the suspect for the unlawful possession of three bags of marijuana containing 19.3 grams.

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