Policemen detained a Transcarpathian who had robbed two pensioners

19 September 2018 09:38  35187126 0188936
Policemen detained a Transcarpathian who had robbed two pensioners

Officers of the Khust Police Department identified and detained a young man who had stolen a purse with money from one elderly woman, and a golden chain - from another one. 

Khust police received from a 64-year-old woman a report about the theft of a purse from the premises of the Internet-club on Ivan Franko Street. The applicant reported that the unknown man had stolen her purse from the table of the club administrator. The handbag contained personal belongings, a wallet with money and bank cards.  

The police quickly identified the suspect. It was a previously convicted 19-year-old citizen of the city. The stolen thing was seized from him.

Police officers found out that the guy was also involved in another property crime - robbery. During the investigation, law enforcement officers found out that the resident of the district center, around 12.00, had approached a 65-year-old woman and ripped a gold chain off her neck. On the same day, the young man sold the stolen jewelry.

Investigations are being conducted for both cases on the grounds of Part 1 of Article 185 (Theft) and Part 1 of Article 186 (Robbery) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. Now police are checking the detainee for involvement in committing other property crimes in the city. The investigation continues.

The Department of Communications of Transcarpathian Regional Police

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