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In Taganrog, a recidivist street robber was detained

In Taganrog, the police in hot pursuit detained a robber who snatched a bag of money from a woman’s hands on the street, the press service of the regional Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs reports.

A 56-year-old woman from Taganrog applied to the police on duty. The woman reported that an unknown person tore out her bag, which contained documents and money, by force, and then ran away. The amount of damage amounted to 7 thousand rubles.

Outside police services were oriented to search for the criminal. While patrolling the adjacent streets, the PPS officers noticed a citizen similar in appearance, who, at the sight of the policemen, tried to hide in the courtyards of residential buildings, but was detained. The robber turned out to be a 40-year-old resident of Taganrog, previously convicted three times for similar crimes. Law enforcement officers confiscated his bag and returned it to the owner.

A criminal case was initiated against the defendant on the grounds of a crime under part 2 of article 161 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation – “Robbery”. He was chosen a measure of restraint in the form of detention.

Photo of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the Rostov Region (from the archive)

Earlier we said that in the Rostov region drug dealer sentenced to 11 years colonies.

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