Suspected Kalashnikov robber caught in Athens

Another suspected member of the so-called ?Kalashnikov robbers? gang has been arrested in Athens, police said on Thursday.

Officers said the suspect is a 19-year-old Albanian who allegedly took part in 18 armed robberies on homes and business, as well as a church.

He was arrested at a property in the Nea Smyrni neighbourhood.

Six suspected members of the gang were arrested in October.

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