In the center of Zamość, near the Planty housing estate, a 16-year-old boy was found who, according to preliminary findings, was accosted by a group of young people and beaten. He didn’t survive. The police arrested four people aged 16 and 17 in this case.
On Tuesday (February 28) before 4 p.m., in the area of the Planty estate at ul. Józef Piłsudski in Zamość, a group of young people was supposed to accost a 16-year-old from the municipality of Zamość walking on the sidewalk. He was beaten. Despite resuscitation by the ambulance crew, the teenager could not be saved.
Four teenagers were arrested
Throughout the evening and night, the officers secured traces, spoke to witnesses and checked the surveillance cameras in order to apprehend the perpetrators.
After a few hours, the police established the identity of four people. In this case, they detained a 17-year-old from the commune of Stary Zamość and three 16-year-olds from the commune of Zamość, Stary Zamość and Nielisz. There is one girl among the detained, said Katarzyna Szewczuk, a senior aspirant from the Municipal Police Headquarters in Zamość.
They determine the involvement of each of the detained persons in the incident
She added that the 17-year-old was placed in rooms for detainees, while the 16-year-olds were placed in the police emergency room for children.
She also informed that police officers, under the supervision of the prosecutor, are determining the course of Tuesday’s incident, as well as the participation and roles of individual persons. – The entire proceedings were taken over by the District Prosecutor’s Office in Zamość – added the policewoman.
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