A young British soldier is in a critical condition after being stabbed in the neck with broken glass at a nightclub in Magaluf.
Sarah Ann Garrity, 22, from Middlesbrough, had the shattered glass plunged into her neck in the Bananas de Magaluf nightclub and disco.
Another British woman, 19, and thought to be a friend of the victim, has been arrested by the Civil Guard. She is reportedly from London.
Sarah Ann Garrity, 22, from Middlesbrough is in critical condition in hospital after the attack
Ms Garrity was rushed to the intensive care unit at Hospital Son Espases and is in a critical condition, despite her life not being in danger
The incident happened in the early hours of this morning and police have launched a full investigation.
When doctors arrived, Ms Garrity was in a critical condition after losing a lot of blood.
Medics managed to stop the bleeding and stabilise her, before she was transferred to the Intensive Care Unit of Hospital Son Espases.
A few hours later, official sources confirmed to Spanish newspaper Ultima Hora that her life was not in danger.
The incident happened at the Bananas de Magaluf nightclub in the popular party area of Punta Ballena
The attack took place at around 1am in the in the popular area of Punta Bellena and followed some sort of argument.
A source said: ‘The girl who was injured suffered a cut to her throat. She was rushed to intensive care and had an emergency op.
‘She’s still very serious but we’re hearing the operation has been successful and saved her life.’
The victim was on holiday in Magaluf which is just starting its summer season.