Police in Paphos on Monday arrested a 55-year-old man for an investigated case involving a stabbing.

According to the police, officers on patrol stopped the suspect shortly before 2pm while he was walking on Hellados Avenue. 

In a body search that followed, police found the man carrying in his pocket an open flip knife, with a fixed blade of 7.8 cm and a pointed tip. The 55-year-old was arrested for the evident offence of carrying a prohibited weapon and was taken into custody.

The case is under ongoing investigation.