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Arrest after Limassol kiosk robbed at knife point

A 22-year-old man was arrested on Sunday morning after a kiosk was robbed at knife point on Saturday night in Limassol.

According to police, at 9.45 a man entered the kiosk with the hood of his sweatshirt pulled over his face and armed with a butcher’s knife demanded from the employee the money from the till.

The female worker refused, at which point the suspect pushed her aside, grabbed the money from the till and fled.

Police who arrived at the scene then discovered the same man had tried to break into a souveneir shop 200 meters away from the kiosk five minutes earlier although he had filed o get inside.

After examining CCTV footage from the area police arrested the man. They said he is a person that is known to them.

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