On Friday evening, an armed robber tried to rob a branch office of the Croatian Post at Dragutin Golik Street in the Voltino neighbourhood in Zagreb. He threatened two female employees, aged 40 and 46, with a gun and demanded money. Fearing for their lives, they gave him several tens of thousands of kunas, reports 24sata.hr on December 17, 2017.
The robber tried to flee with the money but was pursued by a 23-year-old man who happened to be in the vicinity of the post office at the time of the robbery. Without thinking much about the danger, he managed to catch with the thief, overpowered him and kept him under his control until the police arrived at the scene.
The police later confirmed that the post office was robbed by a 30-year-old man, who was taken into custody.
The brave citizen suffered minor injuries while wrestling with the