On Thursday, policemen from Wrocław detained a wanted man who was hiding at the other end of Poland. A 34-year-old Georgian citizen is suspected of several crimes, including multiple thefts.
Criminal police detained a 34-year-old Georgian citizen who was the perpetrator on Thursday a dangerous situation in the area of Zwycięska street in Wrocław September 5. According to Aleksandra Rodecka from the press office of the Wrocław police, one of the residents informed the person on duty that he had recognized several people he suspected of having stolen property. – The policemen went to the scene and detained two people. The third man did not respond to the signals, the car moved forcefully across the lawn, sidewalk, next to people, so the policemen safely fired a shot at the tires of the car – informed Rodecka.
Recording on the internet
TVN24 reporter Tomasz Kanik was at the scene of the incident, who managed to talk to the witness of the incident. According to his account, the policemen wanted to keep the man in the gray car. They tried to break the window in the car and were supposed to aim at the driver with the gun. The latter, however, set off, crossed the lawn and the sidewalk with pedestrians. Then – as reported by the witness – a shot was to be fired.
A video showing the situation that occurred during the attempt to arrest the man appeared on social media. It shows that the policemen blocked the car standing in the parking lot from behind. Three uniformed officers try to force the driver to get out of the car, there is another civilian man next to the car and two other men are watching the situation. One of them has a pram and stands on the bicycle path in front of the car. Only a sidewalk and a narrow lawn separate it from the car. The moment the officer opens the door of the vehicle, the car starts abruptly, almost hitting the man with the stroller. The sound of the shot is then heard in the recording.
Detention in Szczecin
The man fled the scene and was wanted by the police. We managed to detain him on Thursday in Szczecin, where he was hiding.
The detainee was very surprised when Wroclaw officers knocked on the door in which he was staying. On the same day, he was transported to Lower Silesia, where further activities are carried out with him. The 34-year-old is suspected of several crimes, including multiple thefts. According to the regulations in force, he may be imprisoned for up to five years. His fate will now be decided by the court.
Main photo source: policja.gov.pl