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Five Irish nationals arrested in Benidorm

Four men and a woman were detained after an incident in the Spanish resort over the weekend.

File photo of the 'English zone' of Benidorm
File photo of the 'English zone' of Benidorm
Image: James Duncan via Flickr/Creative Commons

FOUR MEN AND a women – all from Ireland – were arrested in the popular tourist destination of Benidorm on Saturday night.

Spanish police confirmed to TheJournal.ie that the four men were arrested in connection with injuries to another person, while the woman was detained after she attacked the arresting officers.

The incident, which was described by police as a ‘street fight’, occurred at about 10.50pm in the ‘English zone’ between Mallorca and Lepanto.

According to Costa Blanca website, ThinkSpain, the tourists are aged between 18 and 47. It also reports that a Moroccan man suffered serious neck and facial injuries in the assault.

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