Police units attacked with firebombs in Exarchia

TAGS: Crime

Riot police officers were targeted by unidentified assailants who launched Molotov cocktails at them in the central Athens district of Exarchia late Saturday and early Sunday, authorities said.

A first attack occurred on Tositsa Street shortly before midnight, while a second assault took place at around 12.30 a.m. on Harilaou Trikoupi Street.

A 24-year-old man was detained early Sunday, authorities added.