The alleged acid attacker, a young man with a long criminal record

The alleged acid attacker, a young man with a long criminal record

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Malaga, Jan 16 (EFE) .- The alleged attacker of two women who were seriously injured by throwing acid on them this Tuesday in Cártama (Malaga), including his ex-girlfriend, is a 26-year-old with a long criminal history.

It has not been the first time that he has had problems with his partners, in August 2016 he already had an incident with a previous girlfriend, with whom he has a son.

On that occasion, the suspect at 5:00 a.m. on August 14, 2016 met the victim in a Marbella nightclub and after asking for an explanation for the reason for being there, an argument took place, attacked her, punched her in the face and threw her to the ground, where he grabbed her by the hair and dragged her down the steps of the disco.

When the young woman was able to escape from the accused, he caught up with her and threw her on the hood of a vehicle where he punched her all over the body.

The woman fled and met a police patrol that accompanied her to a health center.

In later days, the defendant asked her forgiveness by phone and told her that he wanted to see the son they had in common, but when she refused, he called her again, but for a hidden number, and he insulted and harassed her.

For this reason, he has a search and arrest warrant in force and he is accused of mistreatment, serious threats and unjust harassment, he will be tried on January 27.

After four days on the run, he has shown that he is cold-blooded at the wheel and is not afraid of speed and although he has been cornered twice by the Civil Guard and the Police he has tried to flee by car (this Wednesday) and by motorcycle tonight.

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Investigators maintain that he is a violent man with a long criminal history who was soon known for his actions in the town of Fuengirola (Málaga) where he lived and has more than twenty police reports.

His love of cars has led him to have at least five sentences for driving without a license, between May 2013 and 2016, and he has also been immersed in several proceedings for crimes of the same nature and where the aggravating circumstance of multiple recidivism and different prison sentences are requested.

It also has numerous causes for drug trafficking, abuse, threats, robbery and intimidation, against road safety and belonging to a criminal group, among others.

In 2018 he was sentenced by the Criminal Court number 6 of Malaga to three years in prison for a crime of attack and injuries as well as to compensate the victim, a policeman, for the injuries suffered and for this reason he is in search and capture and imprisonment since January 7, 2020.

The alleged aggressor, who also has a total of seven search and arrest warrants, jumped a police check on Wednesday night during a long pursuit of which he was subjected by the security forces.

The vehicle was later found abandoned near the Muslim cemetery of Mijas, in the town of Las Lagunas, with no one inside, allegedly fleeing on foot.

Tonight, before being arrested, he was once again the protagonist of a second persecution carried out with a large police deployment, after being detected when he was traveling on a motorcycle between the Malaga towns of Mijas and Coín.

The two young women injured this Tuesday in Cártama (Málaga) when being sprayed with acid, one of them continues to be very serious in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Virgen del Rocío Hospital, in Seville, while the other remains in serious condition in the Regional of Malaga.

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