A British man has stabbed another in Mijas, after an argument between their wives. It happened in the Océano Beach Hotel & Restaurant in Playa Miraflores in Mijas Costa. The two couples arrived at 7,30pm. They dined, saw a show of monologues and all was well until midnight. About that time an argument started with the people on the next table, also British, and this ended in the stabbing of a 42 year old Briton. Each table had two couples, all British and Diario Sur reports that both groups had been drinking all the evening. Several bottles of Faustino V were served to the victim’s table, while those on the neighbouring table were drinking Laurent-Perrier champagne. The Guardia Civil is investigating what caused the fight and it seems an argument had developed between the women on the two tables. The men then got involved and made matters worse. At the end of the evening the two groups prepared to leave, and the alleged aggressor, thought to be in his 30’s, left the restaurant while the man who would become the victim stopped for an instant at the bar located at the entrance. Then the other man returned and stabbed the victim several times, then driving off in a top of the range car which was parked at the door. The stabbed man was rushed to the Costa del Sol Hospital in Marbella and is reported to be in a serious condition. A search is now underway for the car, and Judicial Police from the Guardia Civil are in charge of the investigation and the search for the attacker.