The residential district of Barrio del Pilar in Madrid is in shock today after a 17-year-old teenager was arrested for stabbing his parents at their home.
The 17-year-old boy is in police custody and his parents in hospital.
The attack took place in the early hours of today, Sunday 6th June at the family’s home on Calle Ginzo de Limia in the district of Fuencarral- El Pardo.
The Spanish National police are now investigating why the boy attacked his parents with a three inch knife resulting in serious wounds for his 48 year old mother and 49 year-old father.
The father who is a Portuguese national suffered serious wounds to his chest – one stab wound penetrating deep enough to be considered life threatening.
Madrid´s SUMMA 112 emergency services were called to the houre and paramedics were able to stabilise both victims before transferring them to nearby Hospital de La Paz where both are reported to be in a stable condition.
The investigation is continuing.