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Citizens arrest burglar in Paphos

May 8, 2019 at 3:44pm

Citizens in Paphos arrested a 31 year old man on Tuesday while he was attempting to rob a house.

The man, who was wanted by police for previous burglary case, was spotted by citizens inside a flat, trying to rob it.

The citizens caught him and took him to Paphos CID, where police identified him as the man wanted for a burglary that took place on April 30.

They also found two knives, a hunting gun cartridge and a small plastic bag with traces of cannabis in his possession.

He has been placed in police custody.

Police are continuing investigations.