Two girls, aged 11 and 13, were arrested by police in the northern city of Kavala on Thursday on suspicion of committing numerous break-ins, while authorities are also seeking a 10-year-old boy believed to have abetted in the crimes.

The two girls were caught while fleeing a house they had been in the process of burgling, though their 10-year-old accomplice managed to elude arrest.

The group is believed to be behind at least 10 break-ins in the past month, while authorities are also questioning a 38-year-old man over charges that he helped them sell stolen valuables.

Also on Thursday, police in Athens arrested a gang of six Georgian nationals believed to be behind at least 54 burglaries in and around the capital.