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University/Markt underground stop: 18-year-old slightly injured in mugging

University/Markt underground stop : 18-year-old slightly injured in mugging

An 18-year-old was injured after being mugged at the University/Markt underground stop. He was attacked by three men who stole his wallet. Police are looking for witnesses.

On Friday evening, three young men robbed an 18-year-old of his wallet, leaving him injured in the attack. As police stated on Monday, it was around 8:45 pm as the young man was on his way towards the Stockenstrasse exit when three men approached him. One of the young men first spoke to him in Arabic, while another put his arm around the 18-year-old’s shoulders, in what appeared to be a friendly gesture before shoving him down to the ground.

The young men are said to have asked the 18-year-old to hand over his jacket and shoes. When he refused, there was a a commotion, during which the men grabbed his wallet. The three perpetrators then fled in the direction of Stockenstrasse. The 18-year-old was slightly injured. An immediate search by the police was unsuccessful, so witnesses are now being sought.

The perpetrators are described as follows: The first perpetrator was about 20-years-old and about 1.70 meters tall. He had short hair and a full beard and wore a cap.

The second perpetrator was about 16 to 18-years-old and 1.75 meters tall. The third perpetrator was also between 16 and 18-years-old and wore a light-colored parka with hood.

Anyone who may have information about the suspects is asked to contact the police at 0228/150.

Orig. text: Sebastian Fink

Translation: ck