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Assault suspect arrested in Paphos

A 19-year-old has been arrested in Paphos on suspicion of causing grievous harm to a 21-year-old during a row on Christmas morning.

According to police, a 21-year-old Greek Cypriot resident of Paphos reported that he was attacked by a younger man on Ayios Antonios Street at 4:30am on Christmas Day outside an nightclub car park.

He said a friend of his had been argudng with a group of people and he intervened to try and stop it whereupon he was attacked and injured.

He was taken to Paphos General Hospital with injuries to various parts of his body and kept in for treatment.

Witness testimonies led to the arrest of a 19-year-old Greek who is facing charges of grievous bodily harm and actual bodily harm.

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