Assault in Clermont-Ferrand city centre, driver asleep in Cantal… News in Auvergne

News items, this Monday July 1, 2024, in Puy-de-Dôme and Cantal.

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Threatened at the ATM in Clermont-Ferrand

A man was threatened by two individuals who ordered him to give him his bank card while he was withdrawing money from an automatic teller machine (ATM), Sunday June 30, around 1:15 a.m., Place of Victory at Clermont-Ferrand. They would have pressed him against the wall of the ATM to have the card and the confidential code given to them. Aged 42 and 34, the two men allegedly tried to withdraw money and left with the card before being arrested a few hours later, in the streets of Clermont. The victim immediately alerted the police and gave them the description of the two suspects. Placed in police custody and referred to the public prosecutor’s office on Monday, they could be tried tomorrow Wednesday in immediate appearance.

Fined for urinating in the street, he insults the police in Clermont-Ferrand

The incident took place on the night of Saturday to Sunday, around midnight. A man, completely drunk, was urinating on rue Louis-Braille, in the Fontgiève district of Clermont-Ferrand, when a municipal police patrol passed by. The man was fined for urinating in the street, but he got angry and insulted the officers. Prosecuted for insults, he will also be summoned to court as part of a criminal composition.

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Fire spreads to apartment in Clermont-Ferrand

This Sunday morning, shortly before 8 a.m., a fire broke out in a building on rue de Strasbourg, in the Clermont-Ferrand station area. The fire started from the common areas, an electric meter caught fire. The fire spread to the neighboring apartment, which suffered extensive damage. Inside, slightly inconvenienced by the smoke, the occupants’ family had to be rehoused.

Collision at the roundabout in Thiers

Two cars collided shortly after 11 a.m. on Avenue Léo-Lagrange in Thiers, at the roundabout at the intersection of Route des Rivières and Avenue du Bon Repos. An 81-year-old man from Bulhon was unharmed. The 60-year-old woman from Thiers who was in the other car was hit head-on and the airbag deployed. She was taken to Thiers hospital for check-ups.

A minor driver escapes from police control and hits a barrier in Breuil-sur-Couze

On Saturday, June 29, the Saint-Germain-Lembron gendarmes were positioned at the exit of the A75 for a check. Around 4 p.m., a motorist, driving a Peugeot 106, swerved to avoid the soldiers and fled. The chase ended a few kilometers further, at the entrance to Breuil-sur-Couze. The driver lost control of his vehicle and hit a barrier. Unharmed, he was arrested by the gendarmes. Also on board the Peugeot was a passenger, also safe and sound, the owner of the vehicle since the driver, a 17-year-old from Issoire, did not have a license. The teenager was taken into custody and released at the end of the day. He will be summoned before a juvenile judge in September in Clermont-Ferrand.


The driver falls asleep and hits two cars in Polminhac

A 62-year-old man, residing in the Lot, fell asleep at the wheel of his car this Saturday, around 3:30 p.m. He collided with two vehicles parked on the RN 122, in the town center of Polminhac. The man and his passenger, 60 years old, were transported to the Aurillac hospital center for check-ups. They were not injured. The vehicles were evacuated, forcing the implementation of alternating traffic for a little over an hour.

A tree falls on the road, electricity cut in Boisset

During the night from Saturday to Sunday, a tree fell on Rue de Bellevue in Boisset, taking with it electrical cables. Four homes were temporarily without electricity. The situation was restored this Sunday morning.




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