Two men have been arrested after being caught in the act by a police officer breaking into a car in Paphos.
According to Paphos Police, the officer in question had spotted the two suspects – who he had recognised from previous theft cases – driving around the tourist area of Paphos. He then proceeded to follow them.
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At one point, the two men got out of the car and walked towards some parked cars close to a hotel. According to his testimony, one of them men then approached a car and began trying to break into it. The other man stood as a lookout.
It was then that the officer called for back-up and within moments, police officers arrived at the scene and arrested the duo.
Both men – said to be 25 – are in police custody.