Police on Sunday said they are investigating the assault of an Israeli man who was putting up posters of children kidnapped by Hamas in Larnaca.

The man, together with two other Israelis, were putting up the posters on Ermou street around 7.30pm on Saturday.

According to police, four unknown individuals approached them, one of whom pushed the Israeli man and another stole his bag containing the flyers.

Police identified one of the perpetrators, a 16-year-old teenager who was questioned.

Three more suspects remain wanted.