Teens suspected of mugging tourists near Acropolis arrested

Three Albanian teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of carrying out a string of muggings on passers-by, including tourists, near the Acropolis and on Philopappou Hill, police announced on Tuesday.

The three youths, aged 16-18, have been linked to at least five incidents of individuals being threatened to hand over money, mobile phones and other valuables.

Authorities are looking for another two youths believed to have acted as accomplices.