Youngster sought for assaulting, robbing elderly man in Iraklio

Police in the Cretan port of Iraklio were seeking on Monday a youth who assaulted an elderly man outside a local bank and stole his monthly pension.

According to local reports, the assailant appears to have lain in wait and jumped the 80-year-old as he left the bank, knocking him to the ground and making off with the 860 euros he had just collected.