They were arrested noon hours yesterday, Sunday, May 28, 2023, as part of the autoforo, in the area of New Philadelphiatwo citizens, accused of robberies committed and attempted, in series, in continuation and in complicity.

As it emerged from the investigation, the above, having as their base the area of ​​the Red Mill and acting jointly with at least one other accomplice, moved with a different composition each time and alternating roles, to the wider area of ​​”Apomocha” in New Philadelphia. There they located mainly women and using physical violence, completely disregarding the seriousness of the injuries they inflicted on their victims, they removed from them chains they wore around their necks, as well as bags they had slung over their shoulders.

In fact, they chose this particular spot as it is on the border between New Philadelphia and Acharna and they took advantage of their excellent knowledge of the topography and the possibility of escape offered by the stream at the spot.

Their arrest was preceded by appropriate utilization of information and data, which emerged in the context of the preliminary investigation by the Security Department of Nea Philadelphia – Nea Chalkidona. In this context, the above nationals were brought in by police officers of the DI.AS Team. of the Direct Action Directorate of Attica, who managed to locate them in the early hours of yesterday, Sunday, May 28, 2023, in the area of ​​”Apomacho”.

Two pairs of sunglasses, worn during the robberies, as well as a neck chain in a closed package, were found in their possession and confiscated.

So far, five (5) cases of robberies and attempted robberies have been solved, the most recent of which took place at midday on Saturday, May 27, 2023 against a citizen, who had been approached under the pretext of needing water and tried to remove his chain from the neck.

Those arrested, who in the past have been employed for similar crimes, were taken to the competent prosecuting authority.