Police have arrested a local man in connection with an attempted murder case in rural Nicosia, following the wounding of 26-year-old who was rushed to the hospital for surgery.
Police got a call Tuesday late in the night, around 11:35pm, regarding an injured man at a village in Nicosia district.
Cops who rushed to the scene found a man, a foreign national, on the ground with a knife injury. Police told Knews the wound was about 2 centimeters deep, underneath the left armpit. The man was rushed to the Emergency Room at Nicosia General Hospital, where he underwent surgery.
A 28-year-old suspect, described as a Greek Cypriot male, was detained in connection with the case.
CID Nicosia is jointly investigating the case with the Pera Chorio police station.