Cyprus Mail

Man beaten, mugged in park

File photo

A 50-year-old man was hospitalized with multiple abrasions and bruises suffered when he was beaten and mugged in a park in Nicosia early on Saturday morning.

Police were notified about the incident at around 2.20am. The man said that he was in a park near Stasinou Avenue when he was accosted by four individuals who asked for his money.

When the 50-year-old refused to give up his cash, one of the men pulled out a pocketknife without however, unfolding the blade.

He told police he started calling for help, prompting the four men to throw him on the ground and start kicking him.

He eventually handed over €35 and the perpetrators left the scene.

The man was taken to hospital where he was admitted with multiple abrasions and bruises to various parts of his body.

Related posts

All regulations are followed at Zenobia wreck, diving companies insist

Annette Chrysostomou

Four remanded after wild car chase in Paphos

Staff Reporter

Bringing our art the long road home

Lizzy Ioannidou

Hapless thieves throw away €2,000 still inside bag they snatched (Updated)

Staff Reporter

Flooded roads in Larnaca reopened, rains abate (Updated)

Staff Reporter

JRCC trains foreign officers in search and rescue techniques

Source: Cyprus News Agency


Comments are closed.