A further seven people are being investigated; all of whom were customers in a night bar in front of where the brawl took place, which was sparked off by how somebody had parked.
The incident occurred in Mojácar, Almería, on September 10th when the said officer was off duty around half six in the afternoon.
A local phoned 112 to report a brawl on Calle La Fuente in front of Hotel Simón. According to the caller, one of those involved had lost a part of his ear. An ambulance was immediately dispatched.
The injured man, aged 38, was taken to the medical centre and treated.
The police officer was released pending trial, with the obligation to appear at the local law court whenever required.
(News: Mojacar, Almeria, Andalucia)