Villajoyosa cook gets jail time for smashing plate on waiter’s head

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A VILLAJOYOSA cook is looking at two years behind bars for smashing a plate over a waiter’s head.

According to Spanish media reports, an Alicante court ruled the 52-year old Chilean had hit a workmate “with the intention of attacking.”

The incident allegedly occurred back in August 2014 during an argument in a restaurant in the Partida de Torres area. The waiter reportedly suffered a head trauma and a number of injuries requiring stitches to his forehead and nose.

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As well as a two-year prison sentence, press said the court also ordered the cook to pay €12,000 in compensation to the injured waiter.

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

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