Twenty-seven people have been arrested in Bigastro after causing 30,000€ worth of damage while setting off fireworks on the 16th of August during the local fiestas.
They ignored police warnings and set off fireworks illegally and when they were confronted by the Policía Local and Protección Civil they turned on them, using the fireworks as weapons. 3 cars were damaged, as were shop fronts, police uniforms and a member of the police force was injured, receiving burns as well as being assaulted. 45 kgs of pyrotechnic material was found after the incident.
After an extensive investigation by the Guardia Civil and the Policía Local, these 27 individuals have been arrested.