A policeman was lightly injured late on Friday in Iraklio, Crete when he and three colleagues came under attack from a group of rock-wielding Roma gypsies. The four DIAS motorcycle police had enter a Roma camp to investigate a report of an attempted electric power theft.
As the officers approached the bridge next to the camp, they were attacked with stones by some 30 unidentified individuals, all of them Roma, who were seeking to protect two men attempting to illegal hook up to the Public Power Corporation network.