Unknown assailants burst into the apartment the Canadian rented on Sunday and took his money and valuables worth 900,000 rubles ($25,200).
"Three unknown assailants burst into the apartment in apartment block 11 on Novolesnaya Street that the Canadian national rents. Threatening with physical force, the men took $23,000, jewelry, two mobile phones and escaped," the police said.
The Canadian was not injured. An investigation is underway.