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Police arrest Nicosia man following a stabbing

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Police arrested a 28-year-old man in Nicosia, who is suspected of injuring a man and a woman with a knife in a break-in, authorities said on Sunday.

According to police, on Saturday the 28-year-old entered the broke into the apartment of the woman (36) who was there with another man (46).

Police said the suspect broke the door and ruched into the apartment, where he cut the woman with the knife in two different places.

The 46-year-old attempted to stop him, and the suspect stabbed him.

The 28-year-old fled the scene, and the 46-year-old was rushed to a private hospital in Nicosia, where doctors said the stab wound was on his right hand, and he was kept for monitoring.

The woman’s injuries were not life threatening and did not need medical attention.

Police said the suspect was found later in the day walking in Nicosia. On him, police said they found a 60-centimetre-long knife, and he was arrested for wielding the knife.

Police later secured and arrest warrant, and he was kept in custody for questioning.

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