Arrest warrants were issued in the early hours of Sunday after an incident in Nicosia when a 30-year-old man tried to run over three other men, two aged 19 and one aged 22, after they harassed him and his girlfriend, police said.
According to police, the 30-year-old was sitting in the parked car with his girlfriend outside her house in Nicosia around 1.30am when the three younger men began kicking the vehicle, throwing stones and generally abusing the couple verbally.
Police said they caused extensive damage to the car. At some point, the 30-year-old started up the car and drove towards the trio, injuring the 22-year-old and one of the 19-year-old’s in the legs.
The latter was admitted to a private clinic and underwent surgery on his foot, and the former is in Nicosia general hospital for treatment.