A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in Paphos and is being detained in relation to the theft of a parking meter, causing malicious damage and conspiracy to commit felony and misdemeanor, Paphos police said.
The incident took place on Christmas Day when a parking meter, empty after having been forced open, was spotted by police dumped in a ditch Chlorakas.
The meter had been stolen earlier that day from Evagoras Pallikarides Avenue in Paphos.
Further investigation produced testimony against the teen who was arrested this week following a court order.
After interrogation, the boy admitted to stealing the parking meter, as well as 11 other similar acts, police said.
Two men were also arrested in the course of investigation, aged 33 and 20.