Salobreña Stabbing

SAL Guardia Post 02 OnLA Salobreña man was arrested for allegedly having stabbed another man in the early hours of the 20th. The motive appears to be that the victim refused to take him to Molvízar on his moped…

The incident occurred around 03.45h after the two men had spent the night drinking. A heated argument ensued after the victim refused to take him to nearby Molvizar, ending in the alleged aggressor stabbing the other man three times, one of them, the most serious one, was an 8-cm deep wound to the abdomen.

The victim was finally hospitalised in Santa Ana Hospital in Motril but not before he fled from medical staff on two occasions.

On the first occasion he tried to run off from the ambulance in Calle Dolores Ibarruri in Salobreña, close to where the stabbing had taken place. Half an hour later, he fled on a moped from the Salobreña medical centre as well.

Finally, at 07.00h the emergency number 112 alerted the Guardia Civil to a call they had just received from a person who was in the company of a man who had been stabbed and who needed medical attention.

The caller gave his location using Whatsapp/GPS and a patrol was dispatched to the Camino del Peral in Salobreña. The injured man was finally taken to the Motril area hospital.

The Guardia Civil then tracked down the 31-year-old, alleged aggressor; a known Salobreña wrongdoer and arrested him on a charge of grievous bodily harm.

(News: Salobrena, Costa Tropical, Granada, Andalucia)

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