Police arrest one of three burglary gang fugitives

Police arrest one of three burglary gang fugitives

Greek police arrested on Saturday morning one of the three Albanian nationals who had escaped last Tuesday from a police station where they were being held in Argyroupoli, southern Atherns, by jumping out of a window.

He was found at the house of a friend in Koropi, eastern Attica. The 28-year-old was reportedly hidden in a closet and didn't resist arrest.

The three men are believed to be members of a gang responsible for more than 70 burglaries in the Attica region.

The suspects escaped by cutting the metal window grill in the bathroom and jumping from a height of about 10 meters. They were chased by policemen who saw them but they managed to flee.

Police is searching for the other two escapees in Loutsa and Koropi. 

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