Man Tried to Rob a Post Office in Zugló


Yesterday afternoon, in Zugló, man was threatening the post office workers with a knife; no one was injured.

On September 14th, at 5:03 p.m., the Budapest Police Headquarters received a report that a man tried to rob a post office in Budapest’s 14th district.

As terrified customers began to run out from the building, one of the postal workers told the man that he was going to call the police, so the attacker got scared and ran away. No one was injured during the incident.

At 5:06 p.m., near the scene, the district police arrested the 49-year-old man from Budapest, who was suspected of the crime. He was brought to the 14th District Police Station of the BRFK and interrogated as a suspect for attempted armed robbery to the detriment of a person performing a public duty.

The man admitted to committing the crime, the police took him into custody and they are making a motion for his arrest.


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