50,000 RUR stolen from Tez Tour office in Yekaterinburg

December 22, 2014. A robbery occurred in Dekabristov St: the target was the office of Pangea, the authorized agent of Tez Tour, a tour operator. According to preliminary reports, 50,000 RUR were stolen, says Valeriy Gorelykh, head of the Department of Internal Affairs’ Sverdlovsk Region division’s press service.

Gorelykh said two unidentified persons wearing masks, armed with something that looked like a gun, broke into the office. There were three managers in the room at the moment. The offenders threatened them and made them opened the safe and took the money that was in it.

There were no CCTV cameras in the office. The police are now trying to identify and detain the offenders.

Criminal proceedings were instituted, with charges of robbery (Article 162 (part 2) of the Russian Federation Criminal Code). The sentence could be eight to fifteen years in prison.

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