He ransacked houses and stole bicycles

He was caught with the bike he stole outside a kiosk

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Yesterday, the Police proceeded with the arrest of a 22-year-old in order to facilitate the investigations regarding the investigated cases of bicycle thefts, which were committed in Limassol, in the previous days.

Specifically, yesterday morning a resident of Limassol reported to the Police that on the evening of January 16, 2023, two bicycles were stolen from the yard of her house. A few hours later, one of the complainant's bicycles was found outside a kiosk in Limassol.

Members of the Police went to the area where they spotted the bike, while a little later an unknown man was seen trying to drive it. Immediately the stranger was stopped by the members of the Police. From the tests that followed, it was established that this is a 22-year-old man, who allegedly admitted to stealing the bicycles.

The 22-year-old allegedly even led the members of the Police to a field in Limassol, where he pointed out two other bicycles. One of the two bicycles was identified by the complainant as the second bicycle stolen from her yard, while according to the 22-year-old, the second bicycle was stolen from another house in Limassol.

The 22-year-old was arrested on a warrant and remanded in custody to facilitate investigations.

The Limassol Minor Offenses Department is investigating the case.