February 16th, 2018Police arrested a man in Limassol on Thursday in connection with theft and illegal possession of property.
The suspect, 24, entered a Limassol bookshop at around 12.30pm and stayed there for around half an hour.
The shop’s manager discreetly watched him when he detected that some objects were hidden under the customer’s...
February 13th, 2018Machinery and tools worth more than €3,000 were stolen from a warehouse in Kelokedara, Paphos, according to police.
The warehouse owner reported to police on Tuesday that between February 10 and 11 unknown persons broke into the building and took the items valued at €3,120.
Officers seized various items from the scene to...
January 23rd, 2018A cash machine at a petrol station worth €15,000 was stolen early on Tuesday at Arediou in the Nicosia district.
Police were informed by the operator of the station at 1.50am that a few minutes earlier persons whose faces were covered approached the machine in a car.
They then tied a rope around it, managed to dislodge it by...
January 16th, 2018A 55-year-old woman being investigated for stealing approximately €40,000 is due to appear in Nicosia District Court on Wednesday.
On January 8, 2018, the woman visited a Co-Op Bank in Nicosia to withdraw a large amount of money from her account, according to the police.
During her visit to the bank she was given a larger sum of...
January 9th, 2018Eleven men were charged in a Singapore court on Tuesday in connection with a large-scale oil theft at Shell's biggest refinery, while police said they were investigating six other men arrested in a weekend raid.
Police in the island-state said on Tuesday they had detained 17 men, whose ages ranged from 30 to 63, and seized millions...
December 15th, 2017The sum of €800 was stolen from an elderly woman by her granddaughter in Paphos on Friday.
According to police, the 19-year-old granddaughter, together with her boyfriend, 36, went to her grandmother’s home and asked for food.
Upon leaving, they allegedly took the money which was in an envelope.
Police is looking for the couple...
December 1st, 2017A British man wanted in the UK after he absconded while on trial in connection with stealing 100,000 pounds (€113,000) of charity donations for ill children has been arrested in Paphos and extradited to England after more than three years on the run, it was reported on Friday.
According to Sheffield-based daily newspaper The Star,...
November 15th, 2017A 36-year-old man from Limassol was arrested on Wednesday after he stole handbags from women in a hairdressing salon.
CCTV footage from the premises on Griva Digenis street, showed a man wearing jeans and a short sleeve T-shirt walk into the hairdresser on Tuesday and run away a minute later headed west clutching the handbags.
November 11th, 2017Three individuals were arrested on Friday night in connection with the possession of stolen property, a police report said.
According to the report, shortly before midnight Friday, Paphos traffic police cut off a car with three people on board, aged 27, 18 and 16, for a routine check.
During a search, a cardboard box containing...
November 9th, 2017Attorney-General Costas Clerides said on Thursday he would ask the president to authorise the write off of a €250 fine the Larnaca district court imposed on a 70-year-old man who had stolen a packet of chicken breast from a supermarket to feed his grandson.
The sentencing of the man caused uproar, with people saying it was an unfair...
November 2nd, 2017Paphos police are looking for a thief who stole jewellery worth €5,650 from a house in Chlorakas.
A Cypriot resident reported the theft in the evening, saying the objects had been taken in the afternoon.
Police officers at the scene found the aluminium door of the residence had been forced open with a sharp object.
September 24th, 2017A man aged 35 in Limassol head-butted a police officer and resisted arrested during a routine patrol when they found a weapon and possible drugs on his person on Sunday.
They later found out that a warrant was pending against him in connection with a large amount of stolen property from an apartment in Limassol.
On his person,...
September 11th, 2017After two persons who posed as painters stole €6,000 and some jewellery from an elderly couple on Sunday afternoon police warned the public to be very careful and not let unknown people into their homes.
Two persons aged around 30 to 35 approached the couple at their home in the Larnaca district with two children who are believed to...
August 31st, 2017Eight hunting dogs worth about €10,000 have been reported stolen from a farm in Kalo Chorio in the Larnaca district.
After a resident of Kalo Chorio reported the theft police officers at the scene found the locks of the dogs’ cages had been broken.
To facilitate investigations the officers seized several items.
August 24th, 2017Police on Thursday arrested two employees of a kiosk in Paphos in connection with theft from the premises.
The two men, aged 40 and 42, were arrested after the owner of the kiosk told police that between January 1 and August 13, 399 prepaid cards with a total value of €21,375 were issued without the cash being paid into the...
August 22nd, 2017A 42-year old man was remanded for seven days by Limassol district court on Tuesday for using a credit card belonging to a 66-year-old woman from whom he had stolen it.
Police said he had been arrested a day earlier in connection to ongoing investigations where he allegedly used the woman’s credit card between July 25 and August 9...
August 22nd, 2017A thief or thieves stole a safe containing money from a residence in Peyia on Monday afternoon, police said.
A British visitor told police that between 7.30pm and 10.20pm the house he is staying in was broken into and thieves took a safe containing €1,200 and GBP115.
Police officers who visited the scene discovered that entry had...
August 18th, 2017A 29-year-old employee of a betting shop in Paphos was arrested on Friday in connection with the theft of €1,730.
The shop owner reported to police that he discovered the amount was missing following an audit and said he suspected the employee.
The arrested woman admitted she stole the money when she was questioned at a Paphos...
August 17th, 2017Police arrested a 22-year-old man early on Thursday after he was found in possession of money which was likely stolen earlier from a tourist in Limassol.
The tourist, who is staying in Limassol , reported to police that around 11.30pm on Wednesday he visited a kiosk in the area where he forgot his wallet containing €1,200 and 3,150...
August 10th, 2017Two men aged 29 and 31 who were arrested some two weeks ago will remain in custody until their trial on August 23, in connection with 75 cases of robbery and thefts in Ayia Napa and Protaras, police said on Thursday.
The two suspects were arrested on July 27 after a theft was reported in a rental apartment in the Famagusta district,...
August 4th, 2017Police on Thursday arrested a 31-year-old man to help investigations into a theft in Limassol on Thursday.
A resident of Nicosia, 55, reported to police that between 9.15am and 10.14am €7,000 had been stolen from a bag in his office in Limassol and testified against the suspect against whom an arrest warrant was issued.
August 3rd, 2017The sum of €4,090 was reportedly stolen from a car parked at Timi beach on Wednesday evening.
The owner of the vehicle at around midnight told police that while he had gone swimming in the sea at 7.30pm an unknown person forced the car open and took the money.
Police started investigations in order to find the thief.
August 2nd, 2017Paphos court remanded a woman for eight days on Wednesday in connection with forgery and theft of €55,000.
The accused woman, a 55-year-old resident of Paphos, is an employee of an insurance company.
The offences which were committed between 2016 and June 12, 2017 in Paphos were discovered and reported by the director of the...
August 2nd, 2017The amount of €1,400 and a man’s watch worth 500 were stolen from an Oroklini hotel room on Tuesday.
Around 8.30pm a couple from Austria reported to police that the money and the watch had gone missing from the hotel safety deposit box in their room.
Police officers found no signs of forced entry to the room.
August 1st, 2017Police are searching for the whereabouts of a man they suspect of stealing a bag containing €40,000 in cash on Tuesday from a car that was parked outside a kiosk in Limassol.
The culprit was caught on camera stealing the bag from the car when its owner got out of the vehicle to enter a kiosk on Limassol’s coastal road.
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