Cyprus Mail
Cyprus

Arrest after man reports he was mugged

handcuffs 03

A 30-year-old resident of Famagusta was arrested on Sunday evening on charges of mugging and illegal drug possession.

According to police, the 30-year-old man is being held for questioning in connection with a mugging incident.

The incident, involving a 56-year-old victim, occurred on March 18 on the Ayia Napa coastal road. The 56-year-old reported that while he was walking an unknown man approached him, and while speaking, snatched the his jewellery chains from his neck and fled.

Police were told it was the 30-year-old who was issued a warrant and arrested.

A search of the man’s residence and vehicle followed during which a waist pouch, containing €250 and 1g of cannabis, was found and confiscated as evidence.

Related Posts

Turkey preparing to take recognition of north to UN General Assembly

Jean Christou

Cyprus News Digest: The ban on single use plastics comes into force tomorrow

Rosie Charalambous

Two deaths, more than 2,500 new Covid infections in past week

Jean Christou

Suspect arrested after two Paphos burglaries

Staff Reporter

Chomsky: Cypriot sides need to reach deal as world has bigger problems

Source: Cyprus News Agency

Government ‘passing the buck on airports contract’ to the next administration’

Elias Hazou