Cyprus: He pulled out a knife and threatened a businessman - 40-year-old wanted

A 40-year-old man offered a knife and threatened a 42-year-old man

Paphos Police are investigating a case of a joint attack, carrying a weapon to incite terror, carrying a knife outside the house and carrying an attacking instrument, against a 40-year-old man.

According to the Assistant Police Director of Paphos, Michalis Ioannou, on 25.3.22, a 42-year-old businessman reported that on 24.3.22 at around 14:00 noon on Athinas Street in Paphos, while talking to a person, another person holding a knife was allegedly threatened him.

He also complained that the suspect allegedly pointed the knife in front of him, moving it left and right and looking at him menacingly.

Further examinations revealed that the person was 40 years old and an arrest warrant had been issued against him. The 40-year-old was searched without being located and is still wanted.

Investigations into the case are ongoing.

Moreover Otherwise, Paphos Police is investigating a case of possession of an offensive device and stabbing.

The Paphos Police arrested the 29-year-old for a case of possession of an aggressive instrument and stabbing.

According to Mr. Ioannou yesterday at 20:30, while members of the Paphos OPE were on inspection on Mesogis Avenue, they stopped a vehicle for inspection. From a further inspection it was found that it was driven by a 29-year-old who lives in a village in the province of Paphos.

A search of his vehicle turned up two folding knives and a 55 cm long wooden bat.

The 29-year-old was arrested and taken into custody. During the interrogation he admitted the commission of the offenses, apologized and after being accused in writing he was released to be summoned later to the Court.

Source: KYPE