65-year-old arrested after pick axe attack in Almeria

Some of the damage caused to the Beja shop windown and (inset) the seized pick axe ©Guardia Civil

A 65-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested after allegedly causing damage to a shop in Almeria with a pick axe.

The incident reportedly occurred in the middle of last month, when officers were informed that a man carrying a pick axe had reportedly begun hitting the windows of a shop in Beja.

When officers arrived on the scene, the shop’s front window was cracked and the shop owner reportedly claimed that they did not know the reason behind the attack

After a short search, officers were able to find the alleged individual and arrested him on suspicion of the crime of damaging a public establishment.