MURCIA Local Police arrested a 39-year old man for assaulting his wife and his nine-year old child at their home in the Alquerias district.
In a post on the Local Police’s Twitter feed said officers acting in collaboration with the EPAF Family Protection and Attention team detained the husband for a suspected crime of gender-based violence.
According to reports the Local Police went to the family home at around 10pm and found a woman with her face covered in blood, seemingly from an injury to her nose. She reportedly told the officers had has husband had given the son a telling off over homework and hit the child with a plastic stick.
Then when she tried to intervene stop the husband from attacking the nine-year old he punched her in the face.
A health team took the woman and child to a hospital for treatment.
The detainee, a Moroccan citizen, was arrested and taken to the police station.