Clinic burglary, doctor assaulted, suspect captured

Jordan

Published: 2018-08-02 10:20

Last Updated: 2018-08-02 11:32


Authorities identified and arrested the assaulter in less than 24 hours
Authorities identified and arrested the assaulter in less than 24 hours
Roya News Source

The person who assaulted a doctor and robbed him was captured by authorities, along with his accomplice, in less than 24 hours.

The Criminal Investigations Division (CID) received a break and enter report stating that two individuals have forced their way into a Medical Center in Amman, threatened the on-shift doctor, assaulted him with what was reported as a ‘sharp implement’, robbed him of 8,000 Jordanian Dinars, and fled.

The injured doctor was transferred and admitted to a hospital in order to receive treatment.

An investigation team was set up to handle the inciden and within a few hours, one of the suspects was identified and accordingly arrested.

The assaulter, who was captured with some of the stolen money, confessed to his crime during the police interrogation. The investigation is still undergoing.