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Tourist left with head wound after mugging 

A young man of 20 years has been arrested accused of robbing a British tourist in Gran Canaria.

The victim was struck over the head after leaving a bar in Playa del Inglés, leaving him with a gaping wound.

His wallet, which contained 220 euros in cash, credit cards and personal documentation, was stolen during the attack.

The tourist managed to make his way back to his hotel where the recepionist called for an ambulance and he was taken to a nearby health centre. He needed several stitches to his head.

Police said the arrested man was later found and detained. He is of Moroccan nationality.