In St. Petersburg detained teenagers suspected in «a mining» metro

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich in fotobanka on the sleeve of a police officer. archival photoIn St. Petersburg detained teenagers suspected in «a mining» metro© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich the image Bank

Police detained the 17-year-old boy on suspicion of false reporting about mining metro station Narvskaya in St Petersburg, informs on Thursday a press-service gumvd of Russia across Petersburg and Leningrad region.

«Twenty-ninth day of November in the 112 service received a message about mining metro station «Narva». Police officers in fact received the message reviewed the platform of the vestibule and the adjacent territory specified subway station. As a result of the check nothing dangerous was found. As a result of operative-investigative activities detained… 17-year-old young man who is found committing this call from hooligan motives», — stated in the message.

Concerning young men criminal case under article «knowingly false report about an act of terrorism.»

False reports about mining of metro stations in St. Petersburg have increased after the explosion in the subway, on 3 April 2017. The investigative Committee of Russia opened a criminal case on the terrorist attack. The total number of dead reached 16 people, including the suicide bomber.