Barcelona was the scene this Friday night of looting of shops, assaults and destruction in bank headquarters and barricades burnedWhile in Girona there was also damage to banks and street furniture, on the fourth day of protests for the freedom of rapper Pablo Hasel.
The Mossos d’Esquadra they have arrested three people, one of them in Barcelona, on Balmes street with Ronda Universidad, for an attack on authorities, and two in Girona, in the Copa area, for throwing stones.
Violent groups have caused damage to numerous businesses, especially in El Borne and Plaça de Catalunya, and They have razed several bar terraces on the Ramblas, whose furniture and planters have been scattered on the street, and they have even burned chairs from one of the restaurants on this emblematic Catalan road, which they have later used as barricades.
They have also looted several of the shops They have attacked, among them, some of the Triangle and a well-known sports equipment store on Canuda Street, after having completely destroyed the windows.
In this area, they have also erected barricades that have set fire, while the violent have thrown all kinds of objects such as stones to vans of the Mossos, which were kept at a distance on the Rambla.
Unlike what happened in the previous nights of riots, the Mossos have maintained this night a more restrained attitude.
There have also been moments of tension in the final part of the Rambla, near Colón, where groups of hooded men have launched all kinds of objects to a police station of the Urban Guard.
In Girona, groups of protesters have violated two bank offices in Plaza Independencia and another in Mercadal, very close to the Subdelegation of the Government, before which street furniture has been dismantled to be thrown against the police line.
The CUP candidate for the province in the 14-F elections, Dani Cornellà, has denounced that he has been hit by a riot police while trying to mediate and has advanced that he will file a complaint.
In Vilafranca del Penedès, some protesters they have thrown pyrotechnic objects against the mossos who were protecting the police station and then have pulled down the fences that protected the building. In addition, they have thrown stones and paint at a police car, although at this time the incidents have already ended.
The Emergency Medical System (SEM) has carried out two assistances in Girona, although in no case has it been necessary to transfer to a health center, and a third in Vilafranca del Penedès, where the assisted person has also been able to be discharged in situ.
Until after nine at night, the SEM had not had to do no assistance in Barcelona or Tarragona.
Precisely in Tarragona, the demonstration for Hasel’s freedom ended this Friday without incident, after running from the Imperial Tarraco square to the rectory of the Rovira i Virgili University.