Athens police bust suspected robbery ring

Two men were arrested in Athens on Friday on suspicion of being part of a gang that robbed stores in the capital and fired at police who tried to arrest them.

Police said the two suspects, aged 26 and 30, were arrested in the neighborhood of Zografou, where some of the armed raids had taken place.

The two men are Albanians, as are three other suspected gang members.

The gang fired at police following a robbery at an OPAP betting shop in Alimos recently.

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