The office of the Converse Bank located in Yerevan. Photo © Sputnik Karen Yepremyan https://ru.armeniasputnik.am/incidents/20171016/9072092/razbojnoe-napadenie-na-converse-bank-v-erevane-raskryto.html

12 July 2018, 21:32

Georgia delivers suspect of bank robbery over to Armenia

The Georgian authorities have extradited Pyotr Tsygankov, a resident of Armenia, suspected of robbing a bank and a threat of explosion, to Armenia, the press service of the Armenian Police has stated.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on October 9, a man broke into the office of the Converse Bank located in central Yerevan and, threatening to blow himself up, demanded 60,000 euros from the cashiers. According to investigators, as a result, more than 200,000 US dollars were stolen. Three suspects were detained, and one more, Pyotr Tsygankov, a resident of Ashtarak, was put on the wanted list.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on July 11, 2018 at 06:45 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Author: Armine Martirosyan; Source: CK correspondent

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