Paphos police arrested a man after he reportedly assaulted a police officer and resisted arrest early on Wednesday.

According to police, officers found the 44-year-old Paphos resident behaving suspiciously at 1.40am in Archbishop Makarios avenue in Mesa Chorio.

The man, who appeared to be drunk, spat at police officers and refused to say what he was doing in the area.

Investigations indicate that he attempted to steal a car belonging to a woman from Mesa Chorio.


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