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Man arrested after caught stealing clothes from cancer charity donation bin

A 36-year-old man was arrested on Thursday evening after being caught stealing clothes worth around €200 from a collection bin owned by the association of cancer patients and friends Pasykaf in Paphos, and for pushing a volunteer who tried to stop him.

According to police the man allegedly stole clothes worth around €200 from the bin. He was reportedly caught by a man in charge of the bins while he was breaking into it. When he was asked to step away, the 36-year-old pushed the volunteer and ran.

The 36-year-old was arrested at around 11pm in his home.  He is being investigated for theft and assault.

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