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.

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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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