Street brawler stabbed Moscow police officer

Street brawler stabbed Moscow police officer

In Moscow, a police officer was almost stabbed to death during a street skirmish.

The conflict took place yesterday on April 7 in the south of Moscow.

According to the ICR Main Investigations Directorate of Moscow, at 9:16 PM the police control room received a message about a street conflict outside one of the houses on Chichurin Street. A police squad was sent to the scene. During a fight, one of the participants in the street showdown attacked a policeman and stabbed him in the back twice. The second police officer was able to neutralize the attacker and detain him.

The wounded law enforcement officer was hospitalized with the injuries.

A criminal case under Encroachment on the Life of an Officer of a Law-enforcement Agency (Art. 317 of the Russian Criminal Code) has been initiated against the criminal. Investigation is currently underway.



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