Police release seven detained for attacks in Exarchia

Police on Sunday released seven individuals detained after attacks on police in Exarchia late on Saturday using petrol bombs, finding no evidence to support prosecution.

The seven were detained after groups of youths first mounted an attack on the Exarchia police station using petrol bombs at around 22:00 on Saturday night and mounted a petrol-bomb attack on a MAT riot police platoon stationed on Harilaou Trikoupi Street.