Cyprus Mail

Thieves steal €30,000 after beating up shop owner (Updated)

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.

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