December 1, 2023

Athens News

News in English from Greece

Arrest of a member of a gang of underage robbers

In the capital’s Pagrati district, police handcuffed a 16-year-old teenager who is charged with being a member of a gang that regularly commits robberies.

Law enforcement is looking for two more. The juvenile offenders, according to information available to the authorities, acted with particular cruelty, harassing their peers in Pagrati and surrounding areas. The thugs used physical force to take away money and mobile phones from the guys.

During a search of the teenager’s house, a metal rod, a hammer, a Swiss army knife, a screwdriver, a balaclava mask, brass knuckles and a mobile phone, which is wanted as stolen, were seized.

Recall that on the evening of February 8, 2022, hooligans attacked two 14-year-old teenagers on Plita Square in Pagrati. Using violence, the criminals robbed their peers. The guys became the first (but not the last!) Victims of the criminal activities of this group, writes

According to Greek law enforcement agencies, in recent years, crime in the country “gets younger”.

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