Cyprus Mail
Cyprus

Man arrested in Famagusta area for robberies

File photo

A 42-year-old man was arrested under suspicion of committing two break-ins and robberies in the Famagusta area, police said on Tuesday.

According to police, a shop owner in Famagusta reported that a group of people broke in sometime between September 17-19, and stole several bank cheques, an electronic device, and a large sum of money.

A second shop owner told police that a group of people broke into the store sometime between September 18-19 and stole money.

During the investigations, police obtained testimony from a witness about the 42-year-old man.

On Monday afternoon, police stopped a vehicle on a Larnaca road for checks. The passenger of the vehicle was the 42 -year-old man.

During a search, police found him in possession of €3,870, which he did not give an accurate explanation for upon questioning.

Police said that they arrested the man, and let the driver of the vehicle go, as he had not been involved.

The man was then turned over to Famagusta Police, where he was placed in custody based on a court order.

Police are continuing their investigations.

Related Posts

Transport ministry has budget of over €400m next year

Nikolaos Prakas

Part of Karpasia to be turned into Turkish Naval Base

Nikolaos Prakas

Christodoulides keeps mum over secret deal with Diko

Elias Hazou

A concert in total darkness

Eleni Philippou

Digitisation and green: budget for schools

Andria Kades

Cypriots are ‘proud’ contributors to volunteerism

Gina Agapiou