Two people, aged 19 and 24, were arrested by the Police in Larnaca, after they were found to be in possession of offensive instruments. The two people are suspected of a number of thefts from cars and are expected to be brought before the Larnaca District Court for the issuance of detention orders in order to facilitate the investigative work of the Police. According to the press of the Larnaca Police Department, members of the OPE, after evaluating and utilizing information, located a 19-year-old person, a permanent resident of Cyprus, on the beach of Finikoudes around ten o'clock on Thursday evening.
"During a physical check carried out on the 19-year-old, a collapsible iron bat was found, which he told the police, he stole from a car," he said.
He added that the 19-year-old named another person, aged 24. and an OPE patrol spotted him around 3:30 a.m. on Friday, while he was walking on Grigoris Auxentiou Avenue.
"During a physical check, the members of the OPE found in his possession an opening knife with a plastic handle and a 9 cm blade, which, as he told the police, he brought with him for self-defense," he said.
As he reported Mr. Hatziyasemi "when questioned, the 19-year-old admitted to a large number of thefts from cars in Larnaca, thefts that concerned the Police in the last month".
The Police is studying the complaints made about car thefts "in order to clarify how many cases the two individuals committed alone and how many together.
He also stated that "the two individuals were arrested and taken into custody and the offenses of illegal possession of an offensive instrument, theft of property, illegal possession of property, malicious damage, conspiracy to commit a felony and conspiracy to commit a misdemeanor”.
This morning they are expected to be brought before the Larnaca District Court for the issuance of their detention orders.
case is being investigated by the Minor Offenses Department of the Larnaca Police Department.