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Paphos police investigate two theft cases

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Two people, 25 and 37, were arrested as part of investigations into two separate theft cases in Paphos and Polis Chrysochous, police said on Wednesday.

The arrests came after a shop owner in Paphos reported that two unknown people visited his store around 4pm on Monday and stole three leather wallets amounting to €173.

A 37-year-old man, who went to the shop again on Tuesday, was arrested after the shop owner recognised him as one of the two suspects from the previous day, a Paphos police spokesman said.

Meanwhile, another shop owner in Polis Chrysochous reported that she saw a 25-year-old man who lives in the area standing near the backdoor of her business on Tuesday, before she realised that some items were missing.

According to her statement, a total of €1,410 worth of items were stolen: two mobile phones totalling to €830 and two watches amounting to €580.

After the suspect was arrested, police carried out a search inhis house without finding anything suspicious.

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