Ex rushes to old flame’s defence

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Ex rushes to old flame’s defence
Ex rushes to old flame’s defence. Credit: Shutterstock

FIVE people were arrested after kicking and pushing Guardia Civil officers during the fiestas in Muxia (La Coruña). 

Four members of the same family, plus the ex-partner of one of them, were charged with disobeying and threatening the authorities and causing bodily harm. 

Five officers in two Guardia Civil patrol cars and an unmarked vehicle were sent to Muxia after receiving a report that a man was causing a disturbance at an open-air dance. 

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The officers identified him immediately but as they handcuffed him someone allegedly shouted, “Let’s get them!”  

According to Guardia Civil sources later, “a tumult” threw themselves at the officers, kicking and shoving them. 

The ringleaders were the father, brother and cousin of the arrested man, together with his former partner.


Although she came to his defence, witnesses later revealed that the original disturbance arose from his jealous reaction to seeing her at the dance. 

Three of the four Guardia Civil officers were injured during the brawl, one of whom needed surgery at A and E. 


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Linda came to Spain to live when she was 24, just over 52 years ago, and her husband is Spanish. She began writing for English-language local newspapers in the mid-1970s and hasn’t stopped since! She leads a Spanish life, which she believes is vital when conveying the news to English-speaking residents, and along the way she produced two editions of Expand Your Spanish, helping English-speakers to enlarge their knowledge of the language. She was excited to be in at the birth of the Euro Weekly News in 1999 and is still passionately writing for the paper 22 years later.

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