While in police custody, he said that he "wanted to make love" to the victim and "marry" with her. But the facts that led him to the premises of the 3rd district of the Paris judicial police are nothing romantic. According to concordant sources, this man in his thirties, an African national, was indicted on Sunday for "theft, attempted rape and attempted murder" on a young woman by a Paris investigating judge. A triptych of serious accusations for this man described as "a predator" by someone close to the investigation. He was placed in pre-trial detention in Fresnes prison (Val-de-Marne).
During the night of May 28 to 29, at around 3:50 a.m., a student returns home on rollerblades after spending an evening in Paris. As she pauses at a bus shelter in the 13th arrondissement to rest, she is approached by the suspect. The young woman ignores her then, uncomfortable, cuts short the conversation.
He dives into the Seine to run away
When leaving, according to her story, she is brutally grabbed by the neck by her attacker, who tries to strangle her. The man manages to pull the victim's pants down and touch her on the private parts. "He clearly told her at the time that he was going to rape her," said a police source. But the young woman has the reflex to put her fingers in her eyes. "
The student takes the opportunity to try to outrun her attacker on rollerblades, but she is quickly caught by him. He then strikes her with a violent punch and screams that he is going to "kill" her. But in the fight, the young woman manages to flee by abandoning her bag. It's the end of his ordeal.
Alerted, police from the Directorate of Neighborhood Security of the Paris agglomeration (DSPAP) chase the aggressor, left with the effects of the victim. The man dives into the Seine but he is arrested by the river brigade around 4.30 a.m. In front of the investigators of the 3rd DPJ, he recognizes the facts. The suspect is unfavorably known to the police under different identities. The victim, very shocked, suffered from bruises, bruises and abrasions.