Arrested for refusing to wear a mask at a bank branch in Vélez-Málaga

Arrested for refusing to wear a mask at a bank branch in Vélez-Málaga

Inadequate and unfriendly behaviors in the use of the mask in public spaces continue to recur in the province. The Local Police of Vélez-Málaga yesterday arrested a man who was inside a bank branch in the capital of Axarquía, «disturbing the order and without wearing the element of protection against the coronavirus, refusing to put it on or identify himself «, As reported by the City Council.

It was the employees of the entity who alerted what was happening. Apparently, according to what the Consistory has published in one of their profiles on the social network Facebook, the same person had been denounced 30 minutes earlier for wandering on public roads without a mask. From the Local District Police of the capital of Axarquía have recalled that masks are compulsory for people from six years onwards on public roads, in outdoor spaces and in any closed space for public use or that is open to the public, although the 1.5 meter interpersonal safety distance can be guaranteed.

Injured officer in detention

On the other hand, last Monday the Local Police of Vélez Málaga also arrested the alleged perpetrator of a crime of violence in the family and attacked the agents of the authority. During the operation, a policeman was injured. The detainee, who offered strong resistance, has already been brought to justice.

Likewise, on the night of the same day, members of the Vélez-Málaga police staff arrested and brought to justice the alleged perpetrator of a crime of serious threats and injuries towards a neighbor, as reported by the profile in the Facebook social network of the District Local Police of the capital of the eastern region.

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