The OAP was arrested by Greek police after being identified by one of the children’s mothers. It’s illegal to photograph children on a beach in Greece, but not in the UK
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An elderly Briton has reportedly been arrested for snapping photos of young children playing on a beach in Greece.
The teenagers’ parents were concerned about the man’s behavior on Kamari beach in Santorini and quickly alerted the police who were patrolling the area at the time.
The OAP was arrested over the allegations and police confirmed he was British.
In Greece it is illegal to photograph children without their parents’ consent.
Greek newspaper proto-theme reports: “The incident happened on Tuesday afternoon and bathers immediately searched for police officers patrolling Kamari beach, to whom they reported the old Brit who was photographing the underage children playing carelessly.
“Immediately, searches began in the wider area, where the foreigner was eventually found.
“In the Thira Police Sub-Directorate, where the elderly man was admitted, he was identified by one of the mothers of the minors, who filed a complaint against him, and so he was arrested and referred to the Prosecutor of the First Court of Naxos with of the formed case file.”
https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/elderly-brit-arrested-greece-for-27263487 Elderly Briton arrested in Greece for 'secretly photographing children' - World News