A group of right-wing extremists assaulted a 29-year-old man in Mataró this Saturday evening after the demonstration to support the unity of Spain held in the Catalan coastal town today.
According to police sources, the incident occurred a little after 7pm on Saturday evening near C. Fray Luís de León in Mataró, when a group of 15 or 20 extreme right-wingers harassed the victim, who was leaving his home at the time and refused their demand that he chant "Long live Spain!"
Als voltants de la pl. Cuba, un grup d'uns 70 feixistes ha increpat un noi i entre dos l'han agredit a cops de puny a la cara.— CD República Mataró (@CDRMataro) 4 de novembre de 2017
TRANSLATION: Confirmed: at least one fascist assault after today's demonstration in Mataró. A resident was beaten up as he was leaving his home.
Near Plaça Cuba, a group of around 70 fascists harassed a young man and two of them punched him in the face. - Committee for Defence of the Republic, Mataró
According to Mataró's Committee for Defence of the Republic, two members of the group punched the man in the face several times. As a result, the man suffered minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to the Emergency department of Mataró Hospital. For the moment, the victim has not formally made a complaint about the incident with the Mossos police.