By Cathy Elelman • 20 July 2020 • 14:51
CHARGES: Police detained one man for inflicting body harm, and the other for attempted homicide.
CARER ARRESTED: She is accused of assaulting 90-year-old with Alzheimer's. CREDIT: Policia Nacional
A BRAWL at the Sunday morning street market in the El Puche neighbourhood of Almeria city led to the arrest of both the fighters for stabbing each other.
Both men inflicted a number of injuries on the other, some of them quite serious.
A call to 091 alerted the police to the scrap and patrol vehicles sped to the scene.
Officers found one man with a bleeding wound to the neck. He told police an individual had threatened, then stabbed him.
After calling out the emergency health services to help the injured man, the officers set about tracking down his opponent. When they caught up with him he was carrying a knife with blood on it in his pocket.
He also had an open wound on his left arm, and said the first man was responsible.
Police detained the pair of them, one for inflicting body harm, and the other for attempted homicide.
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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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