February 2, 2023

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Thessaloniki: attempted robbery of an elderly woman at ATM

An elderly resident of Thessaloniki went to the police in connection with an attempted robbery by a gypsy teenager near an ATM.

According to the victim, the incident took place in the eastern district of Thessaloniki, on the street 25ης Μαρτίου, on the afternoon of December 26. According to information Thestival.gr, at about 6 pm the woman used the ATM. As soon as the money was in her hands, the intruder jumped up to her and began to threaten, trying to take the cash. After unsuccessful attempts, he fled, and the woman turned to law enforcement officers.

According to her description, the perpetrator was a teenage gypsy. Policemen ΔΙ.ΑΣ. “comb” the area in search of a young intruder.

Literally 2 weeks ago, the whole of Greece followed developments in connection with an incident when a minor Roma left a gas station without paying 20 euros for fuel. While chasing him, the police officers at the gas station opened fire on the thief’s car, seriously injuring the teenager.

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