A man with a knife attacked the mayor of the Greek city of Eleusis, media reported

© AP Photo / Ayis Teocratica the police. Archival photoA man with a knife attacked the mayor of the Greek city of Eleusis, media reported© AP Photo / Ayis Theos

A man with a knife attacked the mayor of the Greek city of Eleusis Giorgos Tsoukalas, mayor injured, according to TV channel Skai.

The incident occurred on Monday afternoon (time coincides with Moscow) in the office of the clerk in city hall. The mayor with two stab wounds in the thigh hospitalized in stable condition.

The attack was made by a former employee of the city hall, recently retired. After the attack he fled, reports channel.

Police from the rapid response group soon discovered 35-year-old assailant and arrested him.

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