For the last two months of last year in the Factory district of Nikolaev cases of thefts of mobile phones with use of physical force became frequent. Descriptions of criminals in statements of victims were very similar that suggested to police officers an idea that the same criminals there boss.
Soon the version of militiamen was confirmed, and they managed to trace robbers. So, on December 28 law enforcement officers detained 18 - summer robbers - the guy and the girl who appeared inhabitants of the Nikolaev area.
It became clear that on November 20, 2008 in Nikolaev on Lenin Avenue detainees robbed 19 - the summer girl. They pulled out a handbag from hands of the victim and disappeared in the unknown direction. In a handbag there was a mobile phone and 3500 UAH, the amount of damage made more than 5 thousand UAH
Besides, guilt of detainees in commission of four more robberies in which expensive mobile phones and money were stolen from nikolayevets was confirmed.
During the investigation also it became clear that detainees, besides phones, stole also two passports. They stole the first passport at 58 - the summer pensioner, the inhabitant of the Factory district of the city of Nikolaev, the second - at 28 - the summer woman, also inhabitants of the Factory area. Why someone else's passports were necessary for criminals while it isn't known, detainees refuse to give evidences.
At present the measure of restraint for robbers is chosen.