An employee from a currency exchange booth while going to work through the Cathedral Park had his bag, with ONE MILLION LEI, stolen. The two suspects, of 25 and 33-year-old, were detained for 72 hours, while the money has yet to be recovered.
According to the investigator, the two men had attacked the employee using a taser and after stealing the bag, drove off in a rented car with a fake licence plate.
"The whole thing was planned, they been observing for a while and when a chance came, they took it. On of the suspects will soon stand trial in another theft case" representative of National Investigation Inspectorate, Igor Zglavuţa announced.
Nearby security surveillance cameras have caught the attack, allowing police officers to arrest the men. Officers have announced that a part of the stolen money was already retrieved. If found guilty, they risks to spend the next 15 years behind bars.