Arrest in Spain for refusing to heed coronavirus infection risk warning and leave Costa Almeria hospital

ALTERCATION: The woman kicked up a fuss and refused to go. CREDIT: Agencia Publica Sanitaria Poniente @agenciasanitariaponiente

A WOMAN who refused to heed staff warnings to leave El Ejido’s Poniente hospital due to the risk of coronavirus infection found herself under arrest.

The 43-year old woman went to the hospital on Tuesday afternoon for a consultation. When medical staff told her she should go due to the state of alarm and the number of people around she kicked up a fuss.

National police stepped in to get her to change her mind, but she resisted and there was an altercation.

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Officers detained her for disobeying authority and took her to the police station to process the report.


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