The house of a member of the People's Assembly of Gagauzia, Serghei Cimpoies, was broken on the evening of Monday, January 8. He caught the thief at the time of the burglary, but the suspect managed to escape.
Press officer of Gagauzia ATU, Snejana Tucan, told CrimeMoldova that the thief turned out to be a 17-year-old boy from the village of Tomai, Comrat.
"It all happened on the evening of Monday, January 8, at around 18:00. The young man broke the plastic window and entered the house. He stole money and precious items. Thus, the deputy suffered an injury of 9,900 lei, "Tucan said.
Following the crime, Cimpoies immediately appealed to the police, who, soon managed to detain the suspect.
Law enforcers initiated a criminal case for robbery in this respect. If found guilty, the young man risks from 5 to 7 years of imprisonment.