Traffic control dodger detained for nearly running down Guardia Civil officer

A traffic control dodger is under arrest for nearly running down a Guardia Civil officer.

Guardia indicated for him to pull over during a check on traffic on a road near Soller on Tuesday evening.

But instead he sped off, an officer having to jump out the way to avoid being hit. The 27-year old managed to get away, but the Guardia had the details of his vehicle.

That same evening he presented himself at the local Guardia station. He faces charges for attempting to assault an officer.

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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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