By Cathy Elelman • 17 May 2020 • 15:14
VIOLENT: The attacker kicked and punched the homeless victim all over his body
CREDIT: Policia Nacional Almeria
A 46-YEAR-OLD man is under arrest for beating up and robbing a down-and-out in Almeria City of all his possessions.
Police detained JHV less than 24 hours after the attack in the early hours of the morning in an area close to the Mediterranean games stadium, where the homeless victim had bedded down for the night.
The attacker surprised the down-and-out, kicking and punching him all over his body. He then took off with the victim’s belongings, including his wallet and medication.
Witness descriptions of the violent robber helped lead to the quick arrest, police said.
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.
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