The owner of a Paralimni liqueur store was beaten and robbed of €30,000 on Wednesday evening, police said.
According to police, the 52-year-old man had closed his shop in the Protaras area, at around 10pm and headed home to Larnaca with a bag full of cash.
When he arrived home and go out of his car he was attacked by three unknown assailants.
The attackers hit him in the face and after a fight grabbed the day’s takings from the back seat of the car and fled in a grey saloon car.
The victim was taken to Larnaca general hospital where he was treated and kept in as a precaution.