Government workers from the United States in Tijuana have been told to stay inside as violence spreads across Baja California.

The U.S. Consulate in Tijuana issued a statement on Friday night advising U.S. government personnel to remain indoors while authorities in Mexico investigate allegations of multiple vehicle fires, roadblocks, and police activity

Friday night saw the beginning of reports of violence in the border cities of Tijuana, Rosarito, Ensenada, and Tecate. People were urged to stay away from the locations, seek shelter if they couldn’t leav

At least ten vehicles were reportedly burned, according to Tijuana Mayor Montserrat Caballero Ramrez. If things get rough, Ramirez says he can call on his 2,000 police officers and 3,000 National

Marina del Pilar vila Olmeda, governor of Baja California, tweeted her condemnation of the violence and news that many persons had been detained by police.

People were urged to stay away from the locations, seek shelter if they couldn’t leave, and stay tuned to the news for updates

If things get rough, Ramirez says he can call on his 2,000 police officers and 3,000 National Guardsmen