An woman 36 years was robbed e beaten during a pedal in Varginha, in the South of Minas. The case happened this Friday (9). The suspect was identified by images from a security camera and arrested. The man confessed the crime and said he removed the brakes and painted the bike to not be recognized.
According to the victim, she was approached after she stopped in Bairro Vila Paiva to drink water and rest. “I’m used to cycling and that never happened. That Friday (9) was 40 kilometers. He arrived when I was resting, ”said the woman by phone.
Images from a security camera show the man approaching the victim and pulling a bicycle. In the video, you can see that she is sitting on the floor when the thief approaches. After the woman is approached, she tries to hold the bike and is dragged through the asphalt.
The Military Police were called and the woman was referred to the emergency department of the Bom Pastor Hospital. He had body injuries. The victim was treated and released.
The military then checked the security cameras, which filmed the entire action. “The suspect was recognized by a witness who saw him mounted on the stolen vehicle and later trying to sell it at a drug trafficking point,” says one of the military personnel who attended the incident.
The PM managed to locate the 21-year-old suspect, but he managed to run away when it was first approached. “Intense tracking was carried out by the victim’s shift vehicles and friends, and a witness tried to approach the perpetrator in Bairro de Fátima, when he abandoned the bicycle and fled to a football field ”, he adds.
With the help of the population, the young man was arrested and confessed to the crime. “The author said that he removed the brakes from the bicycle and hid it at a friend’s house in Bairro Jardim Estrela, where they were located, in addition to the 21-year-old man and three marijuana bushings,” says the soldier.
The two young men were arrested and sent to the Civil Police station. According to the police, the young man also said that he pulled off the brakes and painted the bike so he wouldn’t be recognized.