The police denied the information on capture of the hostage in the Park “Sokolniki”

MOSCOW, 16 Aug — RIA Novosti. The police denied information about the capture of the seller by an armed man in the Park “Sokolniki” in the East of Moscow.

“Around 23.00 on service “02” received a report that an unknown citizen, presumably armed, took hostage a man in one of the parks in the East of Moscow. Arrived at the scene, police have not confirmed this information,” — told RIA Novosti the duty officer of the MIA.

Earlier in mass media appeared information about the fact that an armed man allegedly took hostage the seller of one of the stalls in the Park “Sokolniki” in the East of the city.