The Malta Independent 30 May 2020, Saturday

German man attacked while speaking to police officers – police

Saturday, 23 May 2020, 07:49 Last update: about 6 days ago

A German man was attacked while he was speaking to police officers in St Julian’s early this morning, the police said.

The 34-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious injuries, a police statement said.

The incident took place in Portomaso Avenue at 4.30am.

The police said that officers were called to the site following reports about an argument between two men.


Officers were speaking to the German man when a Maltese man, aged 59 of Sliema, came from behind and attacked him.

The Maltese man is being held for questioning.

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