By Cathy Elelman • 22 September 2020 • 17:33
FINED: The court ruled the defendant must pay a fine for the injuries he caused the 84-year old and for the money he stole.
A PALMA court has sentenced a mugger to a two-year suspended sentence for targeting an 84-year old man in Inca last September.
The mugger attacked the pensioner in the middle of the day, just after the victim came out of a local restaurant.
He reportedly grabbed the 84-year old and snatched €200 he had tucked into his shirt pocket.
The attacker then kicked away the elderly man’s walking stick and pushed him down onto the ground, leaving the victim with several injuries.
It was also reported the defendant has an extensive criminal record and had been on drugs at the time.
Law enforcement arrested him eight months after the mugging: he was intercepted during a traffic control.
As well as the prison sentence, suspended for five years, the court ordered he must pay a €437 fine for the injuries he caused the victim during the robbery and a further €200 for the money he stole.
In addition, he must do six months of community service.
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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.
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