By Euro Weekly News Media • 18 March 2020 • 14:29
Many of Mallorca's hoteliers are considering converting their hotels into residential properties to survive the Covid-19 crisis. Credit: ABC Mallorca
While most adhere to strict orders to stay at home and practice social distancing on the island, a minority have been out in force terrorising others on the streets.
In Manorca, the Policia Nacional arrested a 19-year-old man for civil disorder after he chased down an elderly woman.
After repeatedly coughing in her face, the pensioner is now being monitored by medical personnel.
In a further incident, a Local Police officer was attacked in Binassalem by a man who refused to go home, despite repeated orders. After being fined, the man bit the officer before being subdued and arrested.
In Palma, two teenagers were spotted by officers breaking into a car. They fled the scene on foot and were tracked down nearby before being arrested.
A woman was detained for fleeing Son Espases Hospital after being diagnosed with the Covid-19 virus. Leaving without the consent of a doctor is currently an offence Spain.
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