Posted 10 марта 05:15

Published 10 марта 05:15

Modified 10 марта 07:52

Updated 10 марта 07:52

In Tyumen, a citizen who took a "Magnet" seller hostage was detained

10 марта 2023, 05:15
A criminal case has been initiated.

Employees of the Tyumen Regardie released a hostage who was held in the Magnit store by an unknown citizen armed with a knife. The suspect was detained, a case was initiated against him under the article on hostage-taking.

According to the department, at about 2 o'clock at night, local residents contacted the police, saying that an unknown person was holding a person at a retail outlet under threat of force. Local media specify that the hostage was an employee of the Magnet convenience store.

There were no casualties during the incident.

Eyewitnesses told the portal that they also heard an explosion in the area of this store.

The day before, we recall, in Nizhnevartovsk, a local resident - a former official - took a child hostage and demanded that measures be taken against the local administration. After negotiations, the criminal was detained.