A 16-year-old boy was arrested after he was caught driving a stolen car late on Thursday in Limassol, police said on Friday.

Officers found the teenager, who lives in Limassol, driving a car around 10.45pm. Further investigations showed the vehicle had been reported as stolen on August 6 this year.

The boy was arrested for theft and was detained for questioning.

Earlier, traffic officers also caught a 37-year-old Limassol resident driving his car on the Nicosia to Limassol motorway near Kornos, without a driving licence.

According to the police, a local court had deprived the man his driving licence on March 26, 2021.

The man was charged in writing and then released pending his court appearance.