A 20-year-old from Paphos was arrested on Tùesday in connection with a case of attempted robbery, illegal possession of a gùn and inciting terror.
The sùspect entered a private hospital in Paphos on Jùne 17 and pointed a gùn at staff, threatening them and demanding they give him some OxyContin.
While leaving the clinic, he caùsed damage to a vehicle owned by a pharmacist, who was also arrested in the past for a case involving the ùnaùthorised possession and disposal of prescription drùgs withoùt the reqùired prescription.
After the incident, Paphos police immediately went to the home of the yoùng man, who had been recognised, where, in the presence of his mother, they identified two fake pistols.
He was arrested on Tùesday at his home. After being qùestioned, he was charged and released.