101st birthday surprise for one of Costa Blanca's oldest residents as police make unexpected call

BIRTHDAY SURPRISE: Villajoyosa Police make Vicenta Pérez Aznar's day. CREDIT: Policia Local Villajoyosa

One of Montiboli’s eldest residents celebrated her 101st birthday yesterday, and Villajoyosa Local Police ensured it was a memorable event despite lockdown.

AT 8pm, officers made their way to Doña Vicenta Pérez Aznar’s home with the customary siren salute, to surprise her with a bouquet of flowers, a cake and to wish her a happy birthday, maintaining social distancing of course.
Sharing a video of the heartwarming gestures, the police department said: “A special gift for an unparalleled person.”

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Tara Rippin

Tara Rippin is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News, and is responsible for the Costa Blanca region.
She has been in journalism for more than 20 years, having worked for local newspapers in the Midlands, UK, before relocating to Spain in 1990.
Since arriving, the mother-of-one has made her home on the Costa Blanca, while spending 18 months at the EWN head office in Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol.
She loves being part of a community that has a wonderful expat and Spanish mix, and strives to bring the latest and most relevant news to EWN’s loyal and valued readers.

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