A 35-year-old Canadian tourist was stabbed to steal his cell phone when he walked through the Buenos Aires quarter of Monserrat, three blocks from the place where the Swede Christoffer Persson, who had to have an amputated leg, invaded late last year. after being shot by a criminal.
Everything happened shortly before two in the morning of Thursday morning in Peru Street, up to the 400th corner of Venezuela. According to police sources, the victim was "in apparent state of drunkenness" and "injured by a knife at shoulder height".
The same ambulance took tourists to the Argerich hospital, which, according to the spokesperson, was given adequate healing and The injuries were "superficial".
It was then discovered that there were four thieves who captured him. One of them attacked the sniper. After his wound on his shoulder, He stole his cell phone and ran away.
The proceedings were initiated as an armed robbery in response to the brigade of the Municipal Police Station 1 of the Municipal Police.
According to sources, three suspects were arrested.
Swedish tourist Christoffer Persson was attacked on the night of December 30, most recently at the Tacuari and Venezuela junctions, one block from 9 de Julio Avenue, also in Monserrat.
Persson (36) went with his girlfriend, journalist Maria Izzo, when he was surprised by the young man who shot him for theft.
Cristoffer Persson, a Swedish tourist who had his right foot amputated and tried to rob him. Photos Ruben Digilio
After being injured, the tourist was arrested at Argerich Hospital, where doctors had to amputate their right leg for injuries sustained.
For this case, two attackers were arrested: Roberto "Chicho" Gramajo (24), who confessed to shooting, even though he said the shot was random; and Rodrigo Peláez (22), who led the gray Peugeot 207 with whom they went to be skipped.