A waiter stabbed a customer during a dispute over the customer’s bill at a restaurant in Karavas on Friday evening.

The incident took place at around 11.30pm, with the waiter, aged 30, having used a knife he had on his person to stab the 48-year-old customer in the back of his left shoulder blade and his left arm.

The customer was taken to northern Nicosia’s Dr Burhan Nalbantoglu hospital, where doctors said his wounds are not life-threatening.

The waiter was arrested, with the police’s investigation into the matter ongoing.