Finistère: a man escapes from an asylum, he is found after committing a barbaric act

Finistère: a man escapes from an asylum, he is found after committing a barbaric act
Finistère: a man escapes from an asylum, he is found after committing a barbaric act

A leak that almost turned into a tragedy. This Wednesday, May 1 in Brest, in Finistère, a Belgian tourist was stabbed by a man who had just escaped from the psychiatric hospital de Bohars, reports Ouest-France.

The events took place around 10:30 a.m. A few days after leaving the psychiatric hospital where he was interned, a 31-year-old from Brest attacked a 29-year-old Belgian tourist with a knife in the Brest Explorers Garden. Seriously injured, the latter was transported to hospital. Fortunately, His days are not in danger and he was able to leave the next day, according to the deputy public prosecutor of Brest, Emmanuel Phelippeau.

The attacker arrested

As for the suspect, he was arrested by police officers from the Brest police station, then reinternedhis state of mental health having been deemed incompatible with placement in police custody”, said the deputy prosecutor. According to Ouest-France, the man escaped from the psychiatric hospital on April 28.

This is not the first time that such an affair has happened. In January 2022 in Toulouse, a septuagenarian woman was attacked by Jérémy Rimbaud. A former soldier and nicknamed “the cannibal of the Pyrenees”, he was interned after killing a man in 2013.I was going out to walk my dog, I heard someone running. I turned around and it was this guy coming with a huge stick raised. And then he started beating me. I screamed, I protected my head with my arms, because he was hitting my head.”, the victim confided on RTL. Fortunately for her, neighbors quickly came to her aid before calling the police.

The suspect, who had escaped from the Marchant hospital in Toulouse in which he was interned, was finally arrested. Traumatized after serving in Afghanistan, he decided to return to his native village in 2013. It was there that he attacked a 90-year-old man by breaking into his home. He killed him with an iron bar before tearing out his heart and tongue, which he then cooked and then ate.

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