A retired Greek man, 70, was arrested late on Wednesday in Larnaca on suspicion of sexual abuse and indecent assault on an 11-year-old girl.
According to police, at around 6pm the minor accompanied by her parents went to the Aradippou police station and reported that earlier in the day she had been the victim of sexual abuse and indecent assault and naming the 70-year-old as the perpetrator. He is a neighbour.
Following the complaint police issued an arrest warrant for the pensioner who was brought in for questioning later in the evening. Aradippou police are investigating the allegations.