“The search was resumed with the daylight. More than 500 of law enforcement officers are searching the area where, according to police information, the criminal is hiding. The encirclement was not dispersing and waiting for the daylight hours,” the message says.
All the details of the operation were announced to 112 Ukraine TV channel by the Speaker of the Chief Department of the National Police of Ukraine in Odesa region Alyona Voytenko.
“Special operation is still on. Actually, the district where the criminal is hiding is a nearby suburb of Odesa and there are not only housing settlements, but a great number of dacha co-operatives. With the dark, when the territory was completely surrounded by the National Guard, police and tracker dogs, the operation entered its final stage and we wait for morning. The area was encircled and the circle is shrinking. He was identified. We know a lot about this person but we cannot say the name. We recommend this person to surrender to law enforcement bodies,” she said.
The head of the local police Dmytro Golovin, his deputies and the heads of a number of power units and of the National Guard are at site.
The suspect called his friend and said that he was going to Odesa in stolen truck, according to the police Speaker.
“When we found out about this all police and National Guard forces were instructed to avoid bloodshed. He changed his course and drove to the fields. He then stuck in the funnel and began to flee,” she added.
As it was reported earlier, the police is searching for a 31-year-old man suspected in brutal murder: the charred bodies of women and a child found with their heads severed.
Earlier it was reported that Berlin terrorist attack was suspect shot in Milan. He spent four years in Italian prison.