Hooded individuals steal ballot box in Exarchia

A repeat election will take place on Sunday, July 14 at the 33rd polling station in the district of Exarchia in central Athens, where a ballot box was stolen after the voting ended, sources at the interior ministry announced on Sunday evening. An official announcement is pending.

A group of unknown hooded individuals stormed the polling station on Sunday evening, after the official end of the electoral process, grabbed one of the ballot boxes and fled.

The perpetrators escaped by throwing smoke bombs at police. A police operation is now underway to find and arrest those responsible.