Gerashchenko told about what is happening in Kharkov
The offender took office Ukrposhta 9 hostages, including two children
Today in Kharkov in one of the office departments with the purpose of armed robbery came a man with an object similar to a gun.
At this time there was 9 people – and visitors, including two children, according to a member of the Board of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine Anton Gerashchenko in Facebook.
“The patrol arrived on the scene of a robbery just a few minutes. The robber realized that he could not now safely leave the crime scene with the loot and he decided to announce that he’s taking all the hostages,” – said Gerashchenko.
According to him, currently, the Ukrainian post office cordoned off by the police. Is the police chief of Kharkiv Oleg Bech and the head of the Kharkiv SBU Andrey Khanin.
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“With the robber, who after the hostage-taking – terrorist negotiations. The police and the security service act professionally and decisively. He offered to lay down arms, release hostages and surrender to authorities. Let’s hope that the terrorist are smart enough to lay down their arms and surrender, instead of before the New Year to get a sniper’s bullet in the head”, – commented on the events Gerashchenko.
We will remind, in Kharkov on the street near the shopping center “Growth” of unknown I seized the branch of Ukrposhta with people being inside.