Moscow police detains bank robber on Leningrad Highway
The crime was caught on CCTV cameras, the suspect was taken shortly after the crime was committed.
The Moscow police detained a suspect in a bank robbery on the Leningrad Highway. The man threatened a bank operator with a gun-like item and took 105,000 rubles ($ 1640) from the cash register, after which he disappeared. The police detained the robber “literally in a few minutes,” the MIA spokeswoman Irina Volk said.
The robbery occurred at 4:40 pm on March 22. After the suspect was detained, an investigative team left for the bank. The crime was recorded by the CCTV cameras. The investigation establishes other details of the incident.
The Prosecutor General's Office had earlier accused the Moscow region’s ex-official of exceeding official authority, taking a bribe on an especially large scale, and forgery, and demanded to seize assets worth of 9 billion rubles ($135 million) from him.