Photo: Policía Nacional.
Updated 5 September: Police say that a pair of men has been arrested for the attack on the French couple exactly a week ago in Playa de las Américas. The Policía Nacional say that the pair are 19 and 22 years old and are being held for attempted murder, aggravated robbery, and wounding. The pair, unofficially said to be Colombians, have been remanded in custody by the Courts while the investigation proceeds.
Original post 29 August: A French couple was attacked in the early hours of this morning in C/ Managua, near the H10 Las Palmeras in Playa de las Américas. Emergency services say that they were called out just after 4am with reports that the couple had been robbed and injured outside a commercial centre. Ambulance crew found the 45-year-old man with stab wounds to his arms and legs, and the 40-year-old woman with stomach stab wounds: both were stabilized at the scene and transferred to Hospiten Sur where their conditions are said to be comfortable. The Policía Nacional is investigating the incident.