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A professional cyclist has appeared in court in Andorra accused of “assaulting his partner,” according to reports in the local media.
The name of the rider in question, nor the cycling discipline they ride, has not been published but Poble Andorrà states that the individual arrested was a 29-year-old.
He appeared in court Thursday morning on a charge of a “crime against physical and moral integrity in the home”.
According to the reports, the woman was seen by members of the public in a distressed state in the street. She was taken to “a safe place” before the police were called.
Police subsequently took a statement from the suspect before arresting him.
The principality of Andorra is a popular place for professional riders to live due to its location in the Pyrenees. According to local reports, upwards of 60 pros live in the region.