The Mossos d'Esquadra have arrested Driss Oukabir Soprano as alleged perpetrator of the mass outrage this afternoon in Barcelona and which has caused numerous deaths and injuries.
Authorities had identified him and distributed his photograph of this suspect to his detention unit. He is of Maghreb nationality, but resident in the Catalan town of Ripoll.
The young man would be related to the rental of at least one of the two vans, according to El Español, in the town of Santa Perpetua. According to the courts of Ripoll the young man has a history of ill-treatment.
The Mossos d'Esquadra continue looking for this man, who could be in the area of Vic, where he has found the second van that would have been used for the flight.