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16th May, 2019

Over 100 wanted criminals caught

Police have captured 106 wanted criminals in a series of regional operations this year, the police announced on its website on Wednesday.

In the third wave of operations, Budapest Police in co-operation with local district police stations caught 44 wanted criminals in the Fifth, Seventh and 13th Districts on Tuesday from 5 a.m. to 3 p.m.

In the first two waves of operations, 62 wanted criminals were caught in Zugló (14th District) and Józsefváros (Eighth District) on March 6, and in Terézváros (Sixth District), Pesterzsébet (20th District) and Soroksár (23rd District) on April 3.

Budapest Police said it will continue the series of operations.

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