Police on Tuesday reported a successful operation to recapture an armed suspect on the run from the law, who was tracked down to a house in the west Athens district of Peristeri. The occupant of the house surrendered and is now in police custody.
Authorities have not released details of the man's identity, though sources have revealed that he is an Albanian fugitive who is being questioned in connection with a series of armed robberies and other crimes. They also report that various weapons, such as Kalashnikov rifles, hand-grenades and other weaponry, were found during the raid on the house.