Robbery victim stabs thief who snatched his wallet in Palma bar on Spain’s holiday island Mallorca

INCIDENT: The robbery victim reportedly chased after the thief and pulled out a knife during a struggle CREDIT: Policia Nacional Twitter @policia

POLICE arrested a man in Mallorca capital Palma for stabbing a youngster who had just snatched his wallet in a bar.

According to reports the robbery victim had been playing on a slot machine in an establishment in Plaza Gomila when two individuals took advantage of him being distracted to get their hands on his wallet, then made off.

When he realised what had happened he went after them and managed to catch up with one.

There was a struggle, at which point the man who had been robbed pulled out a knife and stabbed the thief in his side.

The young man was seriously injured and had to be rushed to the Son Espases hospital.

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Cathy Elelman

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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