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Two Arrests Made In Search For Missing Australian Siblings In Mexico

Mexican authorities have arrested two additional individuals as part of their inquiry into the disappearance of Australian siblings Jake and Callum Robinson.

The pair, along with their American friend Jack Rhoad, have gone missing in Baja California, Mexico. 

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The situation escalated after local police discovered the burnt-out car belonging to the brothers on a ranch south of the city of Esenada.

Authorities also arrested another 23-year-old woman in the nearby town of Maneadero after finding that she had a phone belonging to one of the Robinson brothers.

The trio was allegedly found with drugs when detained.

According to local journalist Oliver Quintero, police were able to track the GPS on one of the phones to locate the woman. 

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“That’s how they got the lady – she was the one who had the phone and was with the other two gentlemen.”

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese expressed hope for a positive outcome but voiced concern. 

“We certainly hope these brothers are found safely but there is real concern about the fact that they’ve gone missing,” he told Channel Seven.

The incident has sparked broader concerns about safety in the region. 

Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has issued an advisory urging travellers in Mexico, particularly in Baja California, to exercise a high degree of caution due to the threat of violent crime. 

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