ICR initiates case against Moscow resident who stabbed police officer

ICR initiates case against Moscow resident who stabbed police officer

The attacker has been detained; investigators will soon apply for the election of a preventive measure for him.

The ICR initiated a criminal case of Encroachment on the Life of an Officer of a Law-enforcement Agency in the wake of an attack on a police officer in the center of Moscow. This is reported on the website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

The incident took place on December 14 outside a residential complex in the Tverskoy district of Moscow. The man attacked a patrol officer with a knife, stabbing him in the heart area. Thanks to uniform, the law enforcement officer was not injured. The attacker has been detained; investigators will soon apply for the election of a preventive measure.

According to Moskva agency, the police officer stopped the 24-year-old resident of Moscow to check his documents. At some point, he pulled a knife from his pocket and attacked the policeman. The attacker tried to escape, but was detained and taken to a police station.

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