Armed Robbery At a Sofia Gas Station

Crime | April 10, 2014, Thursday // 10:09
Bulgaria: Armed Robbery At a Sofia Gas Station The robbed gas station is at a busy intersection in a Sofia residential area. Photo: BGNES

An armed robbery took place at a gas station in Sofia on Wednesday night. 

According to the police, the assailants were two masked men who threatened the gas station staff and made off with a small sum of money. 

Police sources confirmed that one of the robbers was apprehended while trying to leave the crime scene, but refused to divulge any details. 

In an interview for Bulgaria's public radio BNR, Interior Ministry chief secretary Svetlozar Lazarov said that there is a 13% drop in household crime since the beginning of 2014.

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