Police are looking for three males after a 24-year-old Nicosia man claimed they beat him up and stole his car and other possessions totalling €25,000.
He met the men after they expressed an interest in buying his car, which was advertised on a website. The meeting took place in Pyla village on Tuesday afternoon.
When the young man arrived in Pyla, three men were waiting for him. They beat him up, took his wallet and mobile phone and drove away in his car.
The victim was taken to Larnaca general where he received first aid and was later released.