Cyprus Mail

Arrest for attempted murder after injured woman goes to A&E

Nicosia general hospital

A 26-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of attempted murder and robbery, police said.

A report said that around 2.45pm the previous day, police received information that a heavily injured 43-year-old woman arrived at the A&E department of Nicosia general hospital.

The doctor in charge told officers that the woman had suffered concussion, a broken nose, contusions, bruises and abrasions.

According to evidence under investigation, the woman was allegedly attacked by the 26-year-old, while two bags and other personal belongings she had in her possession at the time were stolen.

The 26-year-old was arrested on Tuesday with a warrant, while a search of his home in Nicosia as part of the ongoing investigation has so far revealed various pieces of evidence related to the case, as well as a quantity of cocaine.

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