The Vyborg court of St. Petersburg decided to place Vadim Stepanovich in custody until December 12, who is accused of robbing a Sberbank branch in the village of Pargolovo, reports the united press service of the St. Petersburg courts in its Telegram channel.
A criminal case has been initiated against him under Part 3 of Art. 162 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (robbery committed with illegal entry into a home, premises or other storage facility or with theft on a large scale). Under this article he faces up to 12 years in prison.
The incident itself occurred on October 13. Then a man with an object that looked like a gun demanded that the manager seize the money from the cash register. Thus, he was able to steal about 500,000 rubles, $10 and 880 euros in cash, after which he disappeared.
“Sberbank“later estimated the amount of damage at 590,221 rubles, that is, on a large scale. Stepanovich was detained on the same day, and the next day he was charged.