Suspectd muggers nabbed in downtown Athens

Three have been arrested in Patissia, near central Athens, on suspicion of mugging elderly women in the area.

Police revealed on Saturday that the arrest occurred a few days earlier when the men tried to rob a 73-year-old woman as she entered her apartment block.

According to officers, the trio followed elderly women who had withdrawn money from ATMs and mugged them before they reached their homes.

They are suspected of carrying out seven such attacks.

Subscribe to our Newsletters

Enter your information below to receive our weekly newsletters with the latest insights, opinion pieces and current events straight to your inbox.

By signing up you are agreeing to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.