The 18-year-old victim, who practices martial arts, defended himself from the attack and thwarted the robbery.

The joint work of the Attorney General’s Office and the National Police, allowed the prosecution of Mauricio Armando González Iriarte, 25, who would be involved in a robbery in Barranquilla.

A judge from Barranquilla approved the conclusive evidence presented by the Prosecutor’s Office and imposed an intramural measure against the defendant.

The events were carried out on November 28 downtown the main city.

The defendant, apparently, attacked the 18-year-old boy 7 times with a knife when he tried to steal a cell phone. However, the victim, who practices mixed martial arts, defended himself from the violent attack.

The prosecutor charged the alleged aggressor with attempted aggravated homicide and theft. He did not plead guilty.

When we speak, results follow.

The information contained in this press release corresponds to the narration of the objective news provided by the officials in charge of carrying out criminal investigations within the Office of the Attorney General. By the time this communication is disclosed, the legal status of the people mentioned is still pending to be resolved by the competent judicial authority, always under the presumption of innocence contemplated by Article 29 of the Political Constitution and Article 7 of Law 906 of 2004.