By Sarah Keane • 18 November 2020 • 18:33
MANHUNT launched in Spain’s Costa del Sol after teenager stabbed in Estapona
Policia Nacional have launched a full-scale manhunt after a 19-year-old man was stabbed to death on Wednesday, November 18 in the car park of a shopping centre in Estapona, Costa del Sol. Officials report that the attack occurred at around 2:30pm on Avenida de las Acacias.
Emergency services rushed to his aid, but sadly the man was pronounced dead at the scene. Policia Nacional confirmed that the victim died from a single stab wound to his left side.
Officials are now looking for a man and a woman with Eastern European features who fled the scene in a white Mercedes with foreign registration plates. According to witnesses, the assailants got out of the high-end vehicle, stabbed the man and immediately fled.
Police sources say that the motive for the attack is unknown, and it is not yet clear of the victim knew his attackers.
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Former teacher and health services manager with a Degree in English, Sarah moved to Spain from Southern Ireland with her husband, who runs his own car rental business, in 2019. She is now enjoying a completely different pace and quality of life on the Costa Blanca South, with wonderful Spanish and expat friends in Cabo Roig. Sarah began working with Euro Weekly News in 2020 and loves nothing more than bringing all the latest national and international news to her local community.
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