An employee of the U.S. Embassy in Russia was beaten and robbed in Moscow downtown, near the Kremlin, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to the Russian media.
The victim turned out to be an engineer of the technical support service of the U.S. Embassy. Two robbers waylaid the foreigner in the underground walkway near the house №25 on Nikolskaya Street. He said that the attack took place on Friday at 2:45 a.m. Two men beat the victim and stole his purse with three thousand rubles, $ 60 and the pass to the embassy.
A source in the law enforcement bodies added that the embassy employee had received medical treatment.
The attack on the American was committed “in the vicinity of the Kremlin and the FSB building, where there is always a lot of police officers and staff dressed in civilian clothes.”