A 20 YEAR-OLD was rushed to Villajoyosa Hospital following the stabbing. Later he was transferred to Alicante General for surgery.
The incident occurred around 11am in a bar on the Camino Viejo de Altea, Albir.
The attacker (aged 46 years old) and the victim are both British. The attacker has been taken into custody by the Guardia Civil.
No further news is available currently, outlining either the reason for the attack or indeed the latest on the condition of the victim.