Two men were arrested in Limassol on Monday, with reports saying one suspect is wanted for a high profile heist in the south while the other is wanted for murder in the north.
According to local media, two men described as a Syrian male and a Kurdish man from Turkey were arrested in Limassol on Monday during a large-scale operation in the early morning hours.
Cops were tipped off and received information that two men were armed at a local hotel in Yermasoyia
Media reports said one of the suspects was wanted by authorities in the Republic of Cyprus in connection with a high profile heist in December 2017.
The second suspect, according to local media, is wanted by Turkish Cypriot authorities in connection to a murder case in the north.
Cops got wind of the two suspects following a tip off regarding their whereabouts, including information that two men were armed at a local hotel in Yermasoyia.
A large-scale operation was quickly set up outside the hotel, where heavily-armed police officers surrounded the area and managed to arrest the two suspects.
No reports of shots fired or injuries were reported, while police said a gun was found in the men’s possession.