An officer of the City Police was assaulted in Núñez, when three River Plate fans, in the vicinity of the stadium, intercepted her, beat her and stole her regulation weapon with which they tried to shoot her, although the shot did not come out since the gun was locked.
It happened on Saturday around 18 p.m., at the intersection of Grecia and Jaramillo streets. It was after the match played by the team led by Martín Demichelis against Defensa y Justicia was suspended due to the death of fan Pablo Marcelo Serrano (53), who fell from the Sívori Alta to the Sívori Baja stand.
According to police sources confirmed to Clarín, the assault was carried out by three men dressed in River clothing, who pounced on a Buenos Aires police officer with fist blows and then threw her to the ground.
After the attack, the assailants stole his service weapon and one of them tried to shoot him.
However, the shot was not successful as the agent had managed to place the safety of the gun.
Then, according to the spokesmen, the attackers fled along Tres de Febrero Street in the direction of General Paz Avenue and until this afternoon they were intensely sought.
For her part, the officer was transferred by an ambulance of the SAME in the middle of a nervous breakdown.
The Prosecutor's Office of the Buenos Aires district of Saavedra-Núñez intervenes in the case, which initiated proceedings for robbery and injuries, requested the testimony of the policewoman and requested the recordings of the security cameras in the area.
The suspension of the match
The violent attack occurred shortly after the Monumental stadium was evacuated following the suspension of the match over Serrano's tragic death.
The 53-year-old fan fell from the high Sívori stand of the Monumental, hit his head on the ground and died on the spot, according to police sources and doctors who came to help him.
A member of River, and coming from the western zone of Greater Buenos Aires, Serrano had arrived at the stadium with the Morón subsidiary of the "millionaire" club, accompanied by his daughter, who was located in another sector to watch the game.
Pablo Serrano, the deceased fan in the Monumental, with the subsidiary Morón de River.
Once the Monumental was evacuated and the fans started the way back to their homes, his friends noticed that Serrano did not reach the bus that would take him home so they returned to the stadium and it was they who identified the lifeless body.
The scenes of crying began to be repeated at the door of the Monumental that overlooks Figueroa Alcorta Street, while Serrano's daughter was summoned to testify before the police authorities investigating the case, as well as some of the victim's friends.
The young woman, a minor, was contained by River's press department and by the president of the institution, Jorge Brito, and left the facilities with her family late at night.