In St. Petersburg unknown attacked journalists during shooting

© Fotolia / Alexandr BlinovАвтомобиль police. Archive photoIn St. Petersburg unknown attacked journalists during shooting© Fotolia / Alexandr Blinov

The man, preventing the filming of the employees of the TV channel «Saint-Petersburg», has damaged the reporters filming equipment, reported RIA Novosti the representative of the press service GU MVD of Russia in St. Petersburg and Leningrad region.

«On February 13 in one of the organizations in the Nevsky district, the employees of the TV channel carried the movie. Employee of the entity, preventing the video, has damaged the camera equipment. The journalists called the police. Police quickly arrived, arrested the offender and brought him to the local police Department for the proceedings», — stated in the message.

As reported by the journalists of TV channel «Saint-Petersburg» on its website was attacked during shooting of the program «Zone of special attention». «Reporters CALL the program of TV channel «Saint-Petersburg» was injured on the set. They were attacked by the security office, in which fraudsters sold fake health books. From the crew of the damaged equipment. Speculators fled through the window. Journalists are now in the 10th police station where you can testify,» — said in a statement on the website.