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Shoplifter caught in Sevastopol Counted 13 thefts from retail facilities

CrimeaPRESS reports:

A serial thief was detained in Sevastopol. The involvement of the accused in 13 thefts in the territory of the Leninsky, Gagarinsky and Nakhimovsky districts of the city of Sevastopol has already been established. The thief was operating, as expected, at night.

According to investigators, at night 19-year-old local resident, previously convicted of theft and robbery, using improvised tools, damaged entrance doors or windows, and in some cases protective shutters in stores, pharmacies, coffee houses and other commercial facilities, then penetrated inside. Fearing to be caught at the scene of the crime, he stole money from the cash registers as quickly as possible, and if it was not possible to open a metal box with money, he abducted it and hid. The attacker spent the stolen money on various purchases and entertainment , — reported from the Department of Internal Affairs for the city of Sevastopol.

The preliminary amount of damage caused by him to entrepreneurs is about 300 thousand rubles.

As a result of operational-search activities, the suspect in a series of thefts was detained and placed in custody for the duration of the investigation. Criminal cases were initiated against the defendant under paragraphs “b” and “c” of part 2 of article 158 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (“Theft”), he faces up to 5 years in prison.

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