LIMASSOL- A security guard was shot in the leg and groin by two people attempting to steal the takings from Carrefour supermarket in Yermasogia, Limassol shortly before noon on Monday.
According to the police, the attempted armed robbery happened at 11.50am when two masked men carrying what police believe to be a pellet pistol attempted to ambush security guards picking up the supermarket's takings.
The attempted robbers made off without managing to steal anything and are being sought by police.
The security guard has been taken to Limassol General Hospital for treatment. Doctors have said his condition is out of danger.