Foreign scouts who participated in the 2023안전놀이터 Saemangeum World Scout Jamboree were caught by the police while stealing clothes from a large shopping mall in Gangnam, Seoul.
According to the Seoul Gangnam Police Station on the 15th, the police booked three underage male members of European nationality on charges of stealing clothes worth 100,000 won, including pants and socks, from a clothing store in the Starfield COEX Mall located in Samseong-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul on the previous day on the 14th. year is under investigation
The police were dispatched to the store at the time of the report, caught them after an internal search, and after hearing their statements that they threw away the stolen items in the bathroom, they searched the bathroom and found the clothes.
As a result of the investigation, it was found that all of them were 14 years of age or older and did not fall under the category of ‘choice juveniles’ who are not subject to criminal punishment under domestic law.The police plan to decide whether to send the case to the prosecution after investigating the case according to the same procedure as the general juvenile offender case. The three suspects were originally scheduled to return to their home countries on the 23rd, and the police plan to conduct an investigation quickly so that they can return to their countries according to the scheduled schedule.