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Two held on suspicion of stealing 160 kilos of avocados from Peyia field

March 13, 2019 at 8:52am
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Peyia police have arrested two people in connection with the theft of 160 kilos of avocados, the Cyprus News Agency has reported.

It said that a woman aged 34 and a man aged 31 were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit an offence, stealing agricultural produce and trespassing.

The arrests followed a complaint by a farmer that 160 kilos of avocados worth about €300 had been stolen from his fenced field.

The farmer had seen avocados hidden in a bag in his field. He later spotted to people in his field harvesting the fruit and called the police.

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