The Original Lemon Band was the victim of a attack in the early hours of January 12 while they were on their bus to the United States for Monterrey. The members of the group reported that they are fine, but their transportation was affected by the attempted assault.
Some of the musicians of the Lemon Band they shared through their social networks images of how the bus they were traveling in after a stone was thrown at them on the road Monterrey – Cadereyta. It was presumed that it could have been an attempted robbery because that is usually the case. modus operandi with which gangs are attacked.
With a short statement they made it known that all those who were traveling in their transport are fine, but they asked for more security on the roads.
“We inform all our followers that a few moments ago on the Monterrey – Cadereyta highway We suffered a blow that broke one of the windows of the LemonBus. Fortunately none of the members was injured. It’s just damage to the bus we’re on. Thank you all very much for your expressions of affection and concern. We request greater security on this stretch of road”, reads the letter.
In the images they shared, the broken glass of the bus is seen, as well as the interior of the transport, with pieces of glass scattered on the floor.
The modus operandi which is becoming more and more common on highways, consists of someone throw a stone of a considerable size towards the driver’s windshield so that it has to stop. Once the bus not in motion, thieves enter and rob.
At first, the musicians were frightened by the attack, as they thought it could have been a bullet, but they would have found the stone with which one of the windows was broken.
The Lemon Band She would have been saved from the attempted robbery because the bus driver already knew what these attacks are like, he never stopped the bus until he reached a place where he knew they would not be at risk.
It is not the only musical group that suffers from some aggression, in this first month of 2022, because on January 8 Jesus Mendoza stated that he and the musicians who accompany him were robbed in California, U.S.
As the singer explained, he was outside the location where they would make a presentation that Saturday. Accompanied by the musicians, they were doing sound tests that were interrupted when some armed individuals stripped them of their belongings.
Mendoza and his companions were not only victims of the assault, but were also seriously injured with blows that they hit them in the head with the pistols that threatened them. However, the one who was hurt the most was Jesus.
“He put the gun behind my head and he told me he was going to kill me. He started counting from five, four, three, two, when he got to number two, he hit me in the head (…) It has been the hardest thing I have ever experienced”, confessed the singer in Red Hot.
In addition to taking away personal items such as wallets and cell phoneswere also stolen instruments and van in which they are transported.
They reacted quickly and filed a complaint, so a few hours later one of the alleged thieves was captured by the police.