News Local Man tied up and robbed by drinking buddy; suspect wanted (pictures)

Man tied up and robbed by drinking buddy; suspect wanted (pictures)

A 61-year-old man was robbed in his apartment in Nicosia on Monday night, after a friend tied him up at knifepoint, following a night of binge drinking.

According to philenews, around 10 am Monday, the victim invited a friend of his to his house. Around 1 am, after they had consumed alcohol, the suspect tied the 61-year-old man up, while threatening him with a knife and then stole an undisclosed amount of cash, jewelry and clothes  from his flat, before fleeing.

Residents of the apartment building where the incident happened, called the police after they heard the victim calling for help.

Officers rushed to the scene and broke the flat’s door down, to find the 61-year-old man tied up on the balcony floor.

Police today released a photo of the suspect and is asking for help from the public. The suspect is approximately 25 to 30 years old and about 1,60m tall. At the time of the incident, he was wearing light coloured jeans, a grey shirt, and a light brown jacket.

Anyone with information is asked to contact CID Nicosia at 22802222, the nearest police station, or the Citizen Hotline at 1460.

Top Stories

Britain’s Banksy depicts U.S. flag on fire in Floyd tribute

  Reclusive British street artist Banksy published a new artwork online on Saturday which depicts the United States flag being set alight by a candle...

What U.S. police are shooting at protesters

  Police across the United States are using a variety of weapons on protesters during demonstrations against the death of an unarmed black man in...

Cyprus, Greece working together to promote tourism, says Perdios

  Cyprus Deputy Minister of Tourism, Savvas Perdios, underlined that Cyprus and Greece send the message that they have successfully  contained the COVID-19 pandemic, to...

Ministry issues guidelines for operation of gyms

    As part of efforts to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the Health Ministry has unveiled guidelines for the operation of gyms ahead of their...

One death, no new coronavirus cases

    A 68 year old man with coronavirus had died, the Health Ministry said on Saturday as it also announced no new positive cases for...

Taste

Poulles (Υoung kolokassi)

Either you thrash the coriander seeds in a mortar, without making them into dust, or you gradually crush them in a blender. Remove the edges...

Pork cooked in wine

Crush the coriander seeds in a pestle and mortar or pulse-blend in a blender, taking care not to over-grind. Put the meat in bowl (not...

Lefkaritikos tavas – O ‘protinos’

Wash and dry the meat and rice separately. In a ‘tava’ (oven proof deep clay pot) first put a layer of five-six pieces of meat...

Local cuisine: An introduction

Rich in fresh ingredients and tasty herbs, offers the very best of Mediterranean culinary delights. Head out to a tavern and feast on a...