VLADIVOSTOK, February 24 – RIA Novosti. Three residents of Primorye are suspected of robbery on the house of an entrepreneur in the Arsenyevsky district and the theft of his safe with 5 million rubles, according to the regional Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation.
The police received a statement from a 54-year-old local resident that unknown persons armed with weapons illegally entered her house at night, where they attacked her 66-year-old partner and stole a metal safe, where 5 million rubles were lying. Also, documents on real estate and other property were stolen.
“Officers of the criminal investigation department detained a group of persons suspected of committing a robbery against an entrepreneur in Primorye,” the message says.
In the neighboring Yakovlevsky district, a Toyota Corolla was found, on which the suspects were traveling. A smooth-bore weapon was found not far from the scene of the incident; it was sent for examination.
A criminal case was initiated under the article “Robbery committed on an especially large scale.” The maximum sanction provides for up to 15 years in prison.
Three residents of Primorye, 28 and 29 years old, were arrested.