Thessaloniki's Aristotle University
Police arrested five teenagers and an adult and are looking for another suspect in connection with 19 muggings on the premises of Thessaloniki's Aristotle University and in nearby areas.
According to local reports, the perpetrators mostly preyed on young students, whom they robbed at knifepoint, making off with mobile phones and cash.
A university professor in Thessaloniki has reported to police that he was mugged while withdrawing money from a cash machine at the northern entrance of the AHEPA University hospital.
The 67-year-old academic at Thessaloniki's Aristotle University said the incident occurred on Thursday in broad daylight.
The Jewish Community of Thessaloniki (JCT) has expressed its "regret" and "indignation" on a Holocaust memorial desecration in Greece's northern port city.
The monument, which is located on the campus of Thessaloniki's Aristotle University (AUT), was erected in the memory of the Jewish students who perished at the Nazi death camps.