Afghan teenager arrested on suspicion of Corfu mugging that left victim hospitalized

Police said on Monday that they have arrested a 17-year-old Afghan on suspicion of mugging and injuring a 20-year-old woman on Corfu.

The victim was attacked early on Sunday. Her assailant took her bag and then threw her from a seafront wall, prompting her to fall about 8 meters and suffer serious injuries.

The 17-year-old was arrested on Sunday afternoon. He is to be charged with theft and attempted murder.

The victim is being treated in the hospital out of danger.