Greek police seek robber from bungled Athens break-in

Greek police are seeking an armed robber who hid in a wardrobe during a bungled apartment break-in.

Police say four men broke into an Athens flat Monday, tied up its elderly resident and her assistant and searched for valuables. The woman's son, who was not in the apartment, saw the intruders on CCTV and called police, who arrested two men.

A third suspect died after jumping off a balcony. Police searched the flat and took fingerprints from the wardrobe doors, but missed the fourth robber who stayed put inside for more than twelve hours.

When the flat's residents found him the robber threatened them with a gun before escaping.



Add Comment

all comments

  Other news

more
Germany: Merkel paves way for gay marriage vote

Germany: Merkel paves way for gay marriage vote..

27-Jun, 06:36

German MPs are pressing Chancellor Angela Merkel for a free vote in...

Ed Sheeran sends fans WILD as he announces a UK and Europe stadium tour with bizarre Instagram snap following headlining set at Glastonbury Festival

Ed Sheeran sends fans WILD as he announces a UK and Europe stadium tour with bizarre Instagram..

27-Jun, 13:19

Taking to Instagram to announce the exciting music news, Galway Girl...

’Petya’ ransomware attack goes global, targets Merck in US

’Petya’ ransomware attack goes global, targets Merck in US..

27-Jun, 13:37

The US-based division of the global pharmaceutical giant Merck has been...

Stephanie Davis is 'settled and feeling good' as she prepares for first holiday with baby Caben-Albi after boyfriend Jeremy McConnell relapses following rehab stint

Stephanie Davis is 'settled and feeling good' as she prepares for first holiday with baby..

26-Jun, 15:54

Stephanie Davis, who has had a tough few months recently as boyfriend...

Putin on Victory Day calls for international unity

Putin on Victory Day calls for international unity..

09-May, 06:40

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday told the annual Victory Day...

Ten Miles of Peach Blossoms Episode 41

Ten Miles of Peach Blossoms Episode 41..

20-Feb, 21:59

The following Ten Miles of Peach Blossoms Episode 41 English Sub has been...

Man killed after trying to grab Paris airport soldier's gun

Man killed after trying to grab Paris airport soldier's gun..

18-Mar, 08:52

Soldiers at Paris' busy Orly Aiport shot and killed a man who wrestled...

EU police operation targets extremists' online propaganda

EU police operation targets extremists' online propaganda..

02-May, 06:08

The European Union's law enforcement agency says it has coordinated a...