Women mugged Dénia pensioner in broad daylight
By Jo Pugh MORE THAN a year after requesting a pavement and bicycle lane be built between Benissa town centre and the tram station, a solution may finally have been put on the table to enable to project to go ahead.
Benissa council had asked Alicante provincial council to build the lane between Pla de Bonaire and the station, on the CV740, a stretch of 1.4 kilometres. Last Tuesday, Manuel Juan, town planning councillor, and Fernando López Corsi, responsible for tourism and finance, met with Juan Molina, the provincial deputy of roads, to enquire on the status of the project.
At the meeting the solution was put on the table whereby the provincial council, who are responsible for infrastructure, By Samantha Kett watch off, then fled the scene CAFÉ customers who witon foot. nessed a violent mugging Customers at the café said chased the culprits down a they thought at first that the Dénia street and pinned them women and man were family, down until police arrived. then realised quickly some
Two women aged 19 and 21 thing was wrong and rang for help.wereseenapproachingan elderly man in a busy precinct Whilst some of them in broad daylight and hugging rushed to the victim's aid, and kissing him, National Poothers set off in pursuit of the could transfer this section to lice reported on Friday. 'huggermuggers', and bythe town hall, who after planOnce sufficiently disstanders helped direct the poning and presentinglice.it,couldtracted,theywentforhis start the works to unite the wristwatch, which has since Officers managed to reurban centre with the train been valued at €3,000. cover the watch and give it station, located in Berdica. The The pensioner put up a back to its owner when they possible improvements on the fight, but the girls held down arrested the girls, who are beroad section responds to the his arms and shook him until lieved to have been remanded needs of Benissa inhabitants, they were able to rip his in custody. as it will mean an increase in the safety of pedestrians, as well as an attractive proposal for leisure in general, either through walking, running or cycling.
Currently the road, which also links Benissa to the coast, has no pavements and is unsuitable for commuters who wish to use it on foot or by bicycle.
It is hoped that the project completion will coincide with the reopening of the station and Line 9 next