In Moscow Region, police detained suspects of robbery attack and series of apartment thefts

“Officers of the MIA of Russia Main Directorate for Criminal Investigation, together with colleagues from the Moscow Region, detained suspects of a committing a robbery attack and a series of apartment thefts.

It was established that the offenders penetrated an apartment in a house on the Mayakovsky street in the city of Shchelkovo. Threatening the victim with a screwdriver, they beat and tied him up and stole valuables.

As a result of operational-search measures, the police detained five natives of one of the Caucasus countries. During searches of their places of residence, jewelry, bank cards, cell phones, as well as gloves and masks were found and seized.

In addition, the police established the circumstances of two more apartment thefts, which allegedly had been committed by the detainees in the Moscow Region. In one case, the defendants, using a cable, went down from the roof of a five-story building and, having pressed open a plastic window, penetrated the premises. Having stolen valuable things, they fled. The preliminary damage amounted to 250 thousand rubles.

Investigative units of the MIA of Russia GA for the Moscow Region initiated criminal cases on the grounds of the crime provided for by part 3 of Article 162 and part 3 of Article 158 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation.

Placement to custody was selected by court as the preventive measure for the suspects.

Currently, investigative actions and operative-search steps are being taken to establish all the circumstances of the unlawful activity,” said the official representative of the Russian MIA Irina Volk.

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