The Cyclist Snatcher In Tamansari, West Jakarta, Arrested By Buser's Team
Head of Criminal Investigation Unit for West Jakarta Metro Police Kompol Joko Dwi Harsono/DOK VOI

JAKARTA - Members of the West Jakarta Metro Police Criminal Investigation Unit arrested the perpetrator of a robbery on Jalan Gajah Mada, Tamansari, West Jakarta, which had gone viral on Instagram social media.

Head of Criminal Investigation Unit of the West Jakarta Metro Police, Kompol Joko Dwi Harsono, confirmed that his party had arrested one thief.

"It is true that our members managed to secure the man with the initials MS, who was the perpetrator of the robbery against the cyclist," he said when contacted by VOI, Monday, September 20, evening.

According to him, the incident began when the victim with the initials AA was cycling. Suddenly the perpetrator came from behind pulling the cyclist's valuables.

"A motorbike came from behind and pulled a waist bag," he said.

AA fell and tried to get up to catch up. But because MS quickly ran away, AA couldn't reach it.

"We have arrested the perpetrator and taken him to the West Jakarta Metro Police Headquarters. The details will be conveyed through a release," he said.

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