A thief, who pretended to be an app delivery man to commit crimes in center and on South Zone of Riowas arrested by military police officers from 2nd BPM (Botafogo) and agents of 18th DP (Flag Square)this Friday (2).
Ygor da Silva GomesO “Indian”, aged 23, is already known to the police. He was arrested in November 2023 and released shortly afterwards, continuing his criminal activities, as highlighted by the deputy commander of the Botafogo Battalion and major, Alex Palagar.
“During the period in which Ygor was free, from December to January, he was responsible for numerous robberies here in the region. Around 30% of robberies carried out in the second battalion area were committed by criminals. The accused is also the main suspect in the attempted robbery of a 33-year-old man, in Tijuca, last Saturday (27)”, explained the soldier.
The man, a possible victim of robbery, is Gabriel Carneiro de Souza. He suffered an attempted robbery while waiting for service outside a barbershop, in Rua Dr. Sataminiat Tijuca. Gabriel, who was approached and shot by an app delivery man, is in serious condition in hospital Quinta D’Oralso in the North Zone of the city.
The criminal was found and arrested on Rua São Martinoat the Estácio, where his father’s residence is. Ygor da Silva Gomes taken to the police station, where he remains detained.
Information: Radio Tupi