September 13th, 2017Shots fired to intimidate a burglar outside a residence in the village of Psevdas landed the owner’s son in trouble with the law, it emerged on Wednesday.
According to a police report, around 10.30pm on Tuesday a 19-year-old heard his 46-year-old father yell that a burglar had entered their home’s yard.
The 19-year-old then...
September 1st, 2017A 26-year-old man was arrested after he tried to break into a cafeteria and attacked a police officer early on Friday morning in Limassol.
Police officers on patrol saw the man trying to break into the café at around 4am.
When they approached him he attacked them and attempted to run away. The suspect didn’t get very far before...
July 12th, 2017A 30-year-old man was arrested on Monday night in connection with trying to break into the car of a 42-year-old man living in an apartment complex in Limassol.
The 30-year-old was spotted during his attempt to unlock the car’s door by the owner of the vehicle who immediately informed the police.
When the police arrived at the...
November 28th, 2016
A 38-year-old Pontian man from Georgia, arrested after he drove an unconscious man to the hospital, was remanded on Monday for five days in connection with the illegal possession of property and break-in tools.
The 38-year-old and a fellow 33-year-old Georgian had taken a 41-year-old, also Georgian, who had fallen...
September 22nd, 2016A car worth €15,000 was stolen from a Larnaca residence on Thursday.
It was reported to police that around noon on Thursday unknown perpetrators broke into the house and took the car keys but didn’t steal anything else before driving off.
Police has not yet found the vehicle.
December 15th, 2015A burglar stole perfumes and cosmetics from a beauty shop located on Grivas Dhigenis in Paphos early on Tuesday, police said.
According to police, the robber entered the store after breaking a window. Within two minutes, between 3.45am and 3.47am, the thief who was wearing a hood and gloves stole a large amount of perfumes and...
October 2nd, 2015A 40-year-old man was arrested on Thursday in Limassol after he was allegedly caught red-handed during a burglary, said police who also found drugs in his possession, they said.
At about 11:15pm, an off-duty police officer was informed by a friend that a flat was broken into and it was possible the suspect was still at the...
July 23rd, 2015A 21-year-old Paphos man has been jailed for two-and-a-half years for burglaries and thefts perpetrated around a year ago.
Among others, the 21-year-old, had broken into a home in Tala and stole €100,000 worth of watches, jewellery, and other valuables.
June 15th, 2015Two residents of Polis in Paphos immobilised a burglar in their home on Sunday morning, police said.
According to police the 63-year-old owner of house was woken up by noises around 4.30am and realised there was someone in his bedroom. He and his companion managed to immoblise the burglar and called the police.
The burglar was...
February 26th, 2015Limassol police detained a 35-year-old Georgian man in connection with numerous burglaries and thefts of valuables, designer goods, and cash worth thousands of euros.
The man, a Greek passport holder, had been intercepted at 3.30pm on Wednesday by police on patrol. He was arrested after he could not provide a satisfactory explanation...
January 15th, 2015A 16-year-old boy was caught trying to break into a hotel in Yeroskipou late on Wednesday, police said.
The teenager from Georgia living in Paphos, was noticed by an employee at around 10.45pm. The hotel is closed for the winter.
Police later arrested a 35-year-old man, also Georgian, in connection with the same case.
July 26th, 2014A 33-year-old man was arrested during the early hours of Saturday after being caught red-handed carrying out a burglary on a pharmacy, police said.
According to the police report, at 1.25am, Limassol police were informed that an individual was trying to break in a pharmacy. Officers rushed to the scene and found the suspect inside the...
A ROMANIAN man trying to steal cables from an electricity sub-station got himself electrocuted and caused a power outage at a Nicosia suburb.
The man, currently being treated in hospital for burns, had broken into a sub-station on Tseri Avenue where he got electrocuted, causing a temporary outage in the suburb of Strovolos.
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