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Man breaks leg in 12m fall 

An investigation was launched after a 60-year-old man was badly injured in a fall from a community complex in Gran Canaria.

The man suffered a fractured leg of a serious nature in the incident which happened at 1am in La Goleta in the municipality of Arucas.

The Civil Guard, police and medics were called to the scene following reports that a man had fallen from a height of about 12 metres from a residents’ association building.

He was treated on site and stabilised before being transferred to hospital.

The circumstances of the fall have not been released.