UAH 2.4 mln stolen in brazen robbery downtown Kyiv

21:10, 04 July 2017
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A gang of robbers with medical masks covering their faces snatched a bag with UAH 2.4 million in cash from a man in from a man downtown Kyiv after pepper spraying their victim, Espreso.tv reports.

Photo from UNIAN

The robbery occurred just outside a banking institution in Kyiv’s Podilskiy district, commonly known as Podil, according to Espreso.tv.

The two masked attackers apparently caught off guard the man who was carrying the cash-filled bag, by pepper spraying him.

The criminals fled on an unidentified Infiniti, reportedly with UAH 2.4 million in cash.

Read alsoSecurity company vehicle ambushed in Kyiv, bag with cash stolenPolice forces have introduced an Interception protocol in the immediate search for the robbers.

As UNIAN reported earlier, an ATM machine had been blown up in Kharkiv. More than UAH 430,000 was stolen, the affected bank’s officials said.

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