|Marina Bay, Gibraltar|
GIBRALTAR (Agencies) Opposition Leader Fabian Picardo was assaulted on Friday night near Marina Bay, where he and a friend were walking through the marina car park when they were attacked by a man. They were punched and kicked during the unprovoked assault. The incident, which is believed to be unconnected to his politics, ended when Mr Picardo managed to call the police and the attacker ran off. Both victims were taken to hospital in an ambulance and received medical attention. Mr Picardo sustained cuts and bruises to his face, while his friend suffered minor injuries to his head and leg. Police are investigating the assault.