MIAMI, United States. – In the afternoon of this Friday, residents of Vedado, in Havana, caught a thief who, minutes before, had robbed a minor and her mother to steal a gold chain.
CubaNet managed to capture a part of the facts.
The 10-year-old girl was walking hand in hand with her mother on Calle Ayuntamiento, corner of Santa Rosa, in the municipality of Plaza de la Revolución, when she suffered the robbery.
The assailant chased the victims until he got close enough to push the minor and rip the chain from her neck. Witnesses living in the area chased the attacker until they caught him still near the place and called the police. Policeman.
The captors immobilized the thief and tried to beat him when he was already under police arrest.
“Here in Cuba, if the people do not catch the thieves, the police do not catch the no one”commented to CubaNet one of the witnesses who participated in the persecution.
According to statements by the mother, the girl was helped at the polyclinic in the area, where she was treated for symptoms of post-traumatic stress due to the aggression.
The garment snatched by the assailant was not recovered. Some witnesses claimed that the assailant swallowed it while he fled from the scene of the robbery.
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