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Migrant bites police officer in Thessaloniki

TAGS: Crime, Migration

A 23-year-old Iranian migrant was arrested on Friday in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, after reportedly biting a riot police officer’s leg.

The incident occurred when police were dispatched to break up a minor scuffle that the man was involved in at a migrant center in an area near Thessaloniki’s main train station.

The man, who reportedly suffers from mental health issues, faces charges of causing grievous bodily harm and was remanded at a Thessaloniki police precinct.

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