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Arrest after batteries stolen from electricity substation

Police on Friday they had arrested a 42-year-old man in Limassol in connection with stealing 12 substation telecommunication batteries.

Shortly before 8pm on Thursday the alarm system of a telecommunications transmission station went off in a village just outside Limassol. Police officers arrived at the scene and stopped a car nearby which the 42-year-old was driving.

After searching his car, they found 12 batteries, various break-in tools and a pair of gloves.

He was arrested on the scene and after questioning, admitted he stole the batteries and told officers he had been involved in three other similar thefts from telecommunication substations in Limassol.

Platres police is investigating the case.



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