Khust police arrested armed robbers red-handed

22 September 2014 12:21  4779879 080788
Khust police arrested armed robbers red-handed

This group is reasonably suspected in several robberies in the region, including Tyachiv district. In total, they are suspected in six episodes. The bandits were arrested by officers of the criminal police and special police company (former "Berkut").

Around midnight, Khust city police received the information that three armed men in masks had inflicted a local resident injuries and took his savings. 

The investigative team, the management of the city police department, experts arrived at the scene.  

As it turned out, at night, three masked men entered the victims' house and began threatening home owners with a knife and a gun. Having seized the cash and inflicted the owner injuries, they fled from the house.

Having the description of night thieves, officers of the regional police criminal investigation department together with Khust detectives detained intruders on hot pursuit on a street in Khust.

In the attackers' car, the police found weapons, stolen money, masks and other evidence.

- This incident under Art.187, Part 3 (robbery) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine was registered in the Unified register of pre-trial investigations. The criminals were arrested, their car is at the impound lot of the city police. Despite their young age, these criminals have already "left marks" in Khust district - Khust police chief Vasyl Turday commented.

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