Elderly British man is arrested in Greece ‘for secretly photographing children’ on a Santorini beach after concerned parents reported him to cops
- Parents say they saw him taking pictures on a beach in Santorini, Greece
- Local media reports say they reported the old Briton to the local police
- He was found after Kamari was searched, arrested and referred to prosecutor
An elderly British man has been arrested in Greece for allegedly photographing small children in secret on a Santorini beach.
Parents claim they saw the man on Kamari beach taking images with his mobile phone of young bathers who were wearing swimsuits.
Local media reported that soon after concerned parents tried to find police nearby the resort village which is a few kilometers away from the capital, Fira.
The area was searched and soon after the man was arrested over the allegations.
An elderly British man has been arrested in Greece for allegedly photographing small children in secret on a Santorini beach (stock image of Kamari)
Parents claim they saw the man on Kamari beach (stock image) taking images with his mobile phone of young bathers who were wearing swimsuits
On Tuesday afternoon, parents who were in Kamari beach reported the elderly man who police say is from Britain to officers.
He was ‘photographing the minor children who were playing carelessly’, according to Protothema.
The elderly man was brought to Thira Police Sub-Directorate and identified by a mother of one of the children.
And his case file was then referred to a prosecutor at the Naxos Court of First Instance.
In Greece, it is illegal to photograph children without their parents consent.