By Gerard Couzens for MailOnline


Police in Ibiza have arrested a tattoo artist suspected of sexually assaulting a British woman. 
The alleged victim reported him to cops in Scotland where she lives who passed the information she gave them to counterparts in Spain
The 47-year-old she accused of the crime was held after detectives discovered he had previous for similar offences. 
Spanish police have arrested a 47-year-old tattoo artist in Ibiza accused of molesting a woman from Scotland while she got a tattoo on the island earlier this month
The unnamed man has been remanded in prison after appearing before a judge in a closed-court hearing. 
Police released photos of uniformed officers putting him into a police car after his arrest but did not reveal details of his nationality in a statement about the detention. 
A spokesman for the force said: ‘The Civil Guard through its Unit of Investigation of Sex Crimes in Ibiza, has arrested a man aged 47 on suspicion of sexual assault. 
‘The arrest took place on August 11. The victim, a British woman who was on holiday in Ibiza, reported the incident to police in Scotland where she lives normally who passed her information on to the Civil Guard. 
‘Investigators discovered the arrested man had previous for incidents of a similar nature and allegedly committed the sexual crimes in a tattoo parlour in San Josep de Sa Talaia, where the alleged victims hired his services. 
Police are now said to be investigating a string of attacks against women at this tattoo parlour in the south of the Spanish party island
‘He allegedly molested the women by touching them without their permission while he was doing their tattoo. 
‘Ibiza Court of Instruction Number One has remanded him in prison.’ 
The British woman is thought to have contacted police in Scotland while she was still in Ibiza. 
Sant Josep de sa Talaia, or San Jose in Castilian Spanish, is a municipality in the south-west of Ibiza. 
It includes areas like the party resort of Playa d’en Bossa as well as peaceful fishing villages.
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