Thessaloniki police arrest Turkish-German man wanted in Germany

Police in Thessaloniki on Wednesday announced the arrest of a 26-year-old Turkish-German man who is wanted in Germany on charges of robbery, grievous bodily harm and possession of drugs and weapons.

The suspect was arrested in Oreokastro, Thessaloniki on Tuesday afternoon on the basis of a European arrest warrant and procedures will be initiated for his extradition to Germany.

German authorities have described him as “extremely dangerous” and said that he has succeeded in escaping from German police custody in the past.