Ukrainian police decides the issue of using helicopters to search for the attacker Roman Skripnik, who on Thursday in Poltava took hostage a police officer and later released him and fled, reports local newspaper "Kremenchug newspaper" with reference to the press-Secretary of the national police of Poltava region Roman Grishin.
On Thursday, police in Poltava region said that the man tried to stop a stolen car, threatening to detonate a grenade, it leads the negotiations. Later the man took in hostages of the chief of criminal investigation Department of main police Department in Poltava region and left with him in the law enforcement car. The main requirement of men was to avoid criminal liability.
The man, police seized in Poltava, has released hostages, reported news portal "Public", citing a source.
The attacker disappeared into the woods in reshetylivs'ke area now looking for him. The police confirmed this information, noting that the hostage unharmed.