The Malta Independent 22 September 2021, Wednesday

25 year old Nigerian man arrested for breaking car windows

Tuesday, 3 August 2021, 19:14 Last update: about 3 months ago

The police received reports of a man damaging cars on Cassarino road, St Paul's Bay, at 11.30pm on Monday night.

In a statement, the police said that upon arrival at the location, they found a man, 25-years-old from Nigeria, nearby with a long metal rod in his hand and proceeded to arrest him. They found another such metal rod as well as a knife on him.

The man became aggressive while being arrested and pepper spray had to be used. The man also caused damage to a police vehicle.

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 Two police officers were injured slightly during the arrest.

The man was arrested and investigations are ongoing.


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