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Teens arrested after bag stolen as woman unloading the shopping (updated)

Paphos police on Friday arrested a third teenager, 16, in connection with the theft of a handbag containing €150 from a car parked outside a house.

According to the 45-year-old owner, she took her shopping from the car into the house at around 3.40pm on Thursday, leaving the window of the car open.

When she returned to the vehicle the bag was gone.

Two people testified in the case and as a result, two teens, aged 15 and 16, who were  walking around near the scene were arrested under a warrant on the same day.

Further investigations led to the arrest of the third youngster.

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