A Formentera Lines ship. | Alejandro Mellon

This Saturday night, around 11 p.m., a brutal attack took place during the journey of a ferry from Formentera to Ibiza, although at first the SAMU had located this event at the Botafoc Maritime Station.

Regarding the facts, a young man, of Spanish nationality, violently attacked a total of four people with an ax, among whom one is in serious condition. Among those injured in the attack is the captain of a ship from which "it seems that the aggressor came out," the SAMU has indicated.

After receiving the 112 alert, the 061 alarms were activated, thus transporting an Advanced Life Support ambulance and another Basic Life Support ambulance to the Formentera Maritime Station. Agents from the National Police and the Local Police of Ibiza who were on Santa Eulària Avenue also appeared.

Sources close to the case have explained to the Periódico de Ibiza y Formentera that the attacker had to be subdued with a taser and have added that the man has been arrested for the crimes of attempted homicide and injuries.

The most seriously affected person, a 65-year-old man, "had a wound about 8 centimeters long from the occipital area to the left ear," they have detailed from 061. Once stabilized, the man was transferred to the Polyclinic. Our Lady of the Rosary.

The other three injured, minus graves, were taken to the Can Misses hospital.