Passengers of the Russian bus going to Western Europe have been robbed this Friday in Poland.
The robbery attack occurred early in the morning on the Moscow-Warsaw-Berlin motorway near the Polish-German border, said a police spokesman of the city of Swiebodzin where the crime had taken place.
According to him, a man dressed in the police uniform stopped the bus on this busy international motorway. After that, the criminal burst into the bus threatening with a pistol. Two other armed bandits joined him. They forced the driver to drive towards the forest where threatening with their arms they seized money, valuables, passports, and also mobile phones from the passengers. They tied one of the drivers to the tree.
According to the police, none of the passengers has suffered.
General consul of Russia in Poznan Alexander Yakovenko has gone to the place of the robbery. According to data of the Russian diplomatic mission, there were 32 Russians inside the bus - tourists and two drivers. The bus was on its way to Berlin.
This has been the second armed robbery of the passengers on the Russian bus in the last ten days. On December 4, after crossing the border in Brest, citizens of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine going in transit through Poland to Nice were robbed. The criminals acted according to the same scheme. Up until now the Polish police has failed to detain any of the participants in the armed robbery.
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