National Police agents have arrested a couple – a 51-year-old man and a 57-year-old woman – in the Patraix district of Valencia, as alleged perpetrators of a crime of mistreatment in the family, after apparently assaulting each other . According to police investigations, the arrested man assaulted his wife and, days later, she stabbed him with six-centimeter scissors.
The events began around four in the morning, when the man went to the Abastos police station to report that his wife had nailed scissors into his left knee after a heated argument. As a result of what happened, the man told a friend to accompany him to La Fe hospital, where he was treated, according to the security forces in a statement.
Later, agents of the National Police went to the couple’s home to verify what happened. It was at that moment when the woman admitted to having nailed the scissors to her husband. However, he stated that it was an accident as a result of carrying this utensil when he was sewing. Finally, she was arrested for an alleged crime of mistreatment in the family.
In addition, the agents observed that the wife had a bandage on her right knee and a pronounced limp. According to her, her husband attacked her on Thursday afternoon, pushing her to the ground. After carrying out the checks, the police officers arrested the man as an alleged crime of gender violence.
The detainees, he with a police record, have been brought to justice.