The teenager stabbed his father seven times for confiscating his phone, reports confirm.
The incident happened in the island’s capital Palma de Mallorca after the father demanded the boy’s phone.
The son, who is only 13, went into a fit of rage and ran into the kitchen to get a knife before stabbing his father in the torso ‘around seven times’ according to Mallorca police.
The father than staggered into the street and managed to call police who swiftly arrested the boy.
He is now being held and evaluated by the Family and Women’s Unit on the island who are a department of the police.
The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, told detectives he ‘heard voices’ telling him to do it.
The father remains in a stable condition in hospital.
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