The mother of the victim did not wish to press charges

A man has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a mentally handicapped woman in a park in Las Lagunas on 25th December
The 74 year old man was spotted by two plain clothed officers talking to the alleged victim while touching his genitals.
The officers then observed the man touch the women in a sexual way and decided to move in and identify themselves.
The officers managed to locate the 27 year old woman’s mother at her home and it was confirmed the alleged victim was handicapped.
The officers explained what happened but the mother decided they did not want to press charges as they did not want to cause problems.
Despite this Police arrested the man based on their own observations and handed him to the Guardia Civil