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The police can connect the helicopter to search for the offender at Poltava

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 police filed a case, the offender was charged with "encroachment on life of employee of law enforcement body", "the taking of a law enforcement officer as a hostage" and "illegal circulation of ammunition". Thursday afternoon police seized Skrypnyk abandoned the car, released the hostage unharmed and disappeared.

"According to him, to find men who freed a hostage and fled into the forest belt, attracted by not only the police but also the national dog trainers and professionals with quadcopters. In addition, the issue of helicopters. Freed from the captivity of the hostage, Colonel of police Vitaly Shiyan - also involved in search of the men who previously held him in hostages", - writes the edition.

The headquarters for the search for the men deployed in the village of Velykyi Bairak mirgorodskogo district.