Supermarket, gas stations in central Athens held up


Three armed robberies, one at a supermarket in the central district of Kipseli and two in gas stations in the northern suburb of Metamorfosi, took place on Thursday night and early Friday morning, state-run news agency ANA-MPA reported.

The first one happened shortly before 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, when two individuals stormed a supermarket and held employees and clients at gunpoint. They removed an unspecified amount of cash from the tills and fled.

Later that night, at about 2:00 a.m., four people robbed two gas stations on Tatoiou street.

Police is searching for the perpetrators.