Paphos police investigating the theft of a safe from the community council of Kili have found the vehicle used by the perpetrators, the Cyprus News Agency reported on Tuesday.
Paphos police spokesman Michalis Nicolaou told the news agency that investigations were being carried out at the premises as well as at the location where the vehicle was found.
Nicolaou said that the community council secretary had filed a complaint with police on Monday that between April 29 and May 2, the council’s offices had been broken into. The burglars took a safe that contained cheques and €981 in cash. They then took the keys of the double cabin pick-up worth €9000 that were in the offices, loaded the safe on to it and drove off.
The offices were not equipped with CCTV or an alarm system, Nicolaou said adding that the burglars had gained access breaking in through the main door.
The car was found in a ravine near Mesogi later on Monday morning. It had sustained considerable damage. Paphos police CID are continuing their investigation.
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