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Two arrested for Paphos pharmacy burglary

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Two people are under arrest on suspicion of breaking into a Paphos pharmacy and stealing cash after an alert off-duty police officer spotted the vehicle believed to have been used by the burglars, the Cyprus News Agency reported on Friday.

Paphos police spokesman Michalis Nicolaou said that police investigating the burglary had reviewed CCTV which showed the car used by the perpetrators. It was spotted by an off-duty police officer around 6.00 pm on Thursday, parked in a remote area of Kili village.

Investigations led to suspicions about an individual who lived in the area and whose home was searched. In his possession police found cash, the drawer of the till – the theft of which had been reported by the pharmacy owner, five cartridges and a small quantity of cannabis.

The man, aged 29, and a second person aged 25 who was also at the house were arrested as Paphos police continue their investigations.

 

 

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