An Unknown Person Took Hostages In A Bank Branch In The Center Of Moscow
Now the invader and another customer of the Bank are inside, the employees were able to leave the building. Media reports that the man is dressed in a Delivery Club uniform, he threatens to blow up the building.
"A customer entered the branch of a commercial Bank on the Earthen rampart and threatened to blow up. At the same time, he demanded to block the doors to the Department and forcibly detains several employees there," a source told Interfax.
Later, the Ministry of Internal Affairs reported that an unknown person entered the Bank's branch on the Earthen rampart and said that it was mined. At the same time, he had a bag of one of the food delivery aggregators with him.
A law enforcement source told RBC that the seized building is located at 41s1 Zemlyanoy Val, a branch of Alfa-Bank. The source also said that, in addition to the invader, there is another Bank customer inside.
Alexey Ghiyazov, marketing and communications director of Alfa-Bank told RBC that the employees of the branch left the building, but there is no exact information about what is happening. The invader is still inside, barricading the doors. As noted by the staff of the Bank, its requirements are not clear and inadequate, said Giesov.
Earlier, a law enforcement source told TASS that the Metropolitan police are checking information about the hostage-taking at the Alfa-Bank branch located in the center of Moscow. "The service" 02 " received a message that an unknown person is holding several people in a Bank in the center of Moscow. Police officers have now gone to the site to check this information," the source said. According to TASS, a special rapid response unit (SOBR) Regardie.
Baza newspaper reported that the building was taken over by a man dressed in a Delivery Club suit, with a backpack on his back, from which wires protrude. According to eyewitnesses, he is holding a button and claims to be carrying a bomb.