In Moscow detained a suspect in the theft of the icon

Photos: Moscow 24/Anton Velikzhanin

police detained a man suspected in the kidnapping of the icon of St. John the Baptist from the Church in Likino-Dulevo. Prosecuted.

according to the Agency “Moscow” with reference to “the interior Ministry Media” icon in the daytime is removed from the wall, a local resident.

He hid it under his jacket and disappeared. After reviewing records from CCTV, law enforcement officers found and detained the suspect at the place of residence.

the Intruder was 41-year-old man who confessed to the crime. According to him, the money he spent. The value of the subject – not less than 120 thousand rubles.

Investigators found stolen in a pawn shop. Currently, the icon was sent for examination to establish its historical value.

In August, unknown persons robbed the Church of the Holy virgin in the North-West of the capital, where they took a box of donations.

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