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Security guard attacked and stabbed at Limassol concert

Three Greek Cypriot men attacked, beat and stabbed a 36-year-old security guard after he refused them entry to a music concert in Lofou, Limassol on Sunday night as they did not have tickets to the event.

The 36-year-old, a Lebanese national and a permanent resident in Cyprus, who works as a security guard at a private security firm was manning the entrance to the concert and checking for tickets when he was approached by the three Greek Cypriots at about 23:30 on Sunday night.

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According to police, when the 36-year-old refused the three entry to the concert they attacked him, beat him and subsequently stabbed him in the face with a small knife.

Onlookers rushed to the 36-year-old’s assistance and beat the three attackers off.

The 36-year-old was taken to the Limassol General Hospital where he was treated and later discharged.

Police investigations are continuing and a search is underway to find the three suspects who escaped the scene and are still at large.

The three face assault, causing grievous bodily harm and weapons possession charges

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