Cyprus Mail
Crime Cyprus

Suspected church burglar arrested 

Police arrested a man in connection with a theft from a chapel near Protaras in the early hours of Wednesday.

Around 20 minutes after midnight, the alarm system at the chapel sounded. Police went to the church and spotted a 36-year-old man in a car who was moving around suspiciously, they said.

They searched the vehicle and found various burglary tools and a small sum of money.

The suspect, a resident of Nicosia, allegedly admitted stealing from the chapel when he was questioned.



Related posts

November at Rialto

Eleni Philippou

Poison baits have killed one third of vulture population over past five years

Evie Andreou

Boat with 20-plus migrants off Yialousa handed over to Turkish coastguard

Staff Reporter

Cabinet approves support plan for electric and hybrid cars

Annette Chrysostomou

Ministry expanding health care for migrants

Nick Theodoulou

Limassol’s Athanasios furious with Archbishop of decision on Ukraine Church   

Jonathan Shkurko