In Kyiv, a man tried to rob a 12-year-old girl who, together with her friends, was collecting money to help the military.
A company of children played musical instruments in the city center to help the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Kyiv police reports.
The little volunteers were noticed by a man who then followed them.
The attacker approached the girl and tried to tear off the backpack in which the money was collected from her shoulder.
Photo: National Police
“The Kyiv police received a report on hotline 102 that an unknown person tried to rob a minor girl.
Police crews patrolling the central part of Kyiv and district police officers immediately arrived at the scene,” law enforcement officers say.
Passers-by noticed the attacker’s actions – they stopped the attacker and handed him over to the police.
Investigators have started criminal proceedings under Part 3 of Art. 15 and Part 4 of Art. 186 of the Criminal Code (Attempt to commit robbery during martial law).
The man has already been informed of the suspicion. He faces up to 10 years in prison.