73-year-old served with suspicion notice in Kyiv volunteer attack case

The attackers took the girl's phone
The attackers took the girl's phone

Law enforcement officers have located and served a suspicion notice to one of the assailants involved in the attack on a volunteer in Kyiv, City Prosecutor’s Office reported on Facebook on July 5.

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Turned out that the 73-year-old attacker, who is wearing a striped T-shirt on photo, lives in Pechersk district of Kyiv.

“His actions are classified as hooliganism committed by a group of people," the prosecutor's office said.

"The man does not admit his guilt and claims that it is not him in the video and does not remember any conflict with the girl due to his advanced age."

The other attacker is still wanted.

The men face imprisonment for up to four years.

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As reported, on June 2, volunteer Natalia was attacked when she was walking home from farewell ceremony of combat medic and journalist Iryna Tsybukh.

As she was leaving the underpass, two men began to address her in Russian, to which Natalia replied that she did not understand them. After that, the attackers started mocking her and shouting Ukrainophobic slurs. Natalia noted that the attackers also used force against her.

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