The Unified Association of Civil Guards has publicly condemned the violence perpetrated on Wednesday by six Civil Guard officers and two Local Police officers in Roquetas de Mar. The same subject caused injuries to all agents, resulting in them needing medical attention. "They explained that the attack was triggered when they tried to identify the man who had attacked a mother with her son in a park without apparent cause.
According to the account, "The identification was impossible because he refused talk with the Civil Guard members as well as the local police officers. He tried to flee the scene." The individual started to push and slap an agent as he tried to prevent him from carrying weapons. He was arrested in the first instance of a crime of resistance, serious dishonorable conduct and for attempting to overthrow authority. The man was very aggressive and resisted the action for several minutes. He even bit one of the agents.
"When the aggressor was physically tired and was bound on his legs and hands, he was able get in the police car to transport him to the station. He pointed out that his aggressiveness was constant and the medical services had to give him a relaxant because it was impossible to put him in a barracks.
The AUGC stated that it would legally defend its attacked comrades and lamented the fact that attacks on State Security Forces and Bodies were frequent and that the penalties for this crime of attacking are minimal, losing the principle authority. It is rare in the province that there is no aggression for more than a week.
This Friday, the detainee is scheduled to appear in Roquetas De Mar. He is being charged with crimes of resistance and serious disobedience as well as attempting to overthrow authority.