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Badalona mayor held for lockdown drink- driving

Álex Pastor after being released from custody.
Álex Pastor after being released from custody. / EFE
  • Álex Pastor, who allegedly bit and kicked officers, has resigned

The mayor of Badalona (Catalonia) was held on Tuesday night for breaking the lockdown rules and being drunk in his vehicle with his dog.

Álex Pastor, of the Socialist party, was stopped by police after hitting objects on a pavement in the centre of Barcelona.

He is alleged to have bitten and kicked officers, saying "You don't know who I am."

He has resigned.