Intruders torture lawyer with hot iron before raiding his home

A well-known lawyer, his wife and their children, aged 16 and 17, were held hostage at their home in Thracomakedones, north of Athens, on Friday by four intruders who, sourced indicated, tortured the lawyer to obtain information about the whereabouts of his valuables.

According to unconfirmed reports, the intruders tied up all the family members and one used a hot iron to burn the lawyer.

After obtaining the valuables, the robbers fled and were being sought by police across Attica on Friday afternoon.