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Man suspected of abducting local woman

Police arrest foreign national on suspicion of indecent assault and kidnapping following complaint in Limassol

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A Limassol court has ordered a male suspect remanded in custody for six days after he was arrested in connection with indecent assault and kidnapping of a woman in the wee hours Sunday.

Police said a 31-year-old woman filed a report with police on Sunday, saying an unknown male attacked her earlier that morning while she was walking along a road in Limassol.

The Greek Cypriot female reportedly said an unknown male approached her around 3am, initially while driving his vehicle, and proceeded to verbally harass her.

Police were then told that the suspect drove the woman to an area in Polemidia, where she managed to run away

She then tried to hide, according to the complaint, with the man exiting his vehicle and shoving her into the car with the use of force. Police were then told that the suspect drove the woman to an area in Polemidia, where she managed to run away.

During the course of an investigation, a 34-year-old male described as a foreign national and permanent resident of Cyprus, emerged as a suspect and he was arrested on a court warrant.

Police told Knews the female described the alleged perpetrator as an unknown person, while a district judge ordered the suspect remanded in custody for six days pending further investigation.

The suspect is being held on multiple charges including abduction, false imprisonment, and indecent assault.

CID Limassol is investigating the case.

Police arrest foreign national on suspicion of indecent assault and kidnapping following a woman's complaint in Limassol

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