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Bratislava police arrest Spanish man accused of torching cars

Bratislava police are investigating a 45-year old Spanish man for damaging six cars parked in the centre of Bratislava. The series of incidents took place in early hours of Friday, June 10, the TASR newswire reported. The man, now in the hands of the police, is alleged to have set three cars on fire and damaged mirrors on another three vehicles, causing damage estimated at €26,000, TASR was told by Bratislava Regional Police.

Bratislava police are investigating a 45-year old Spanish man for damaging six cars parked in the centre of Bratislava. The series of incidents took place in early hours of Friday, June 10, the TASR newswire reported.

The man, now in the hands of the police, is alleged to have set three cars on fire and damaged mirrors on another three vehicles, causing damage estimated at €26,000, TASR was told by Bratislava Regional Police.

The man also faces charges of assault on public official, as he attacked a policeman who noticed him attempting to set an ATM on fire. The Spaniard, who used an electrical paralysing device on the policeman, was later subdued by another police patrol.

Source: TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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