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Grenoble: the suspect in the “scooter rapist” case brought before a judge

Interpelled Friday March 5 as part of the case of the "rapist à the scooter, a 22-year-old man, suspected of of several sexual assaults and rapes, will be deferred. during the day before a judge, reports BFMTV.

An elderly young man aged 22, arrested Friday April 5 as part of the case of the "rapist   the scooter" will be deferred "this afternoon at the courthouse in front of the investigating judge", said this Sunday the prosecutor of the Republic of Grenoble, É ric Vaillant, reports BFMTV. Domiciled &agrav; Fontaine (Isère), the suspect, arrestedé Friday afternoon, had been placed on guard &agrav; seen after a DNA analysis, carried out urgently by the Lyon laboratory of the national police, made it possible to confuse him in one of the cases.

On March 29, a judicial investigation was carried out. opened by the Grenoble public prosecutor's office à about seven acts: two rapes, an attempted rape, a sexual assault as well as other acts of violence committed between February 8 and March 16. An eighth case could be added to this case. this list already has long. On April 4, a woman thinking she was also a victim in this case, filed a complaint against her. complaint after being filed attacked on the night of December 16 to 17, 2023.

Clothed in black and face partially concealed

In order to carry out their investigation and confuse a suspect, the police officers in charge of the case proceeded to investigate. &agrav; an important work of cross-checking and investigation. Acting alone mounted on a scooter, always dressed in black and his face partially concealed, it was difficult for investigators to trust the composite portrait established thanks to him. this to the testimonies of the victims. A precise report by the prosecutor Éric Vaillant had also been é widely relayed on social networks. "A 20-year-old man, European type, without accent, approximately 1.70m tall and of normal build, even slight build ;really plump, brown eyes, fair complexion and rather red hair, it read.

The investigations therefore focused on the cross-checking of the complainants' testimonies, but also the exploitation of video surveillance cameras, to the telephone demarcation carried out at the times and at the locations of the attacks, and à the brand of the scooter used by the attacker. All this therefore led to the arrest of the suspect. If his DNA did not appear in the automated national fileé of genetic fingerprints (FNAEG), the analyzes carried out quickly, were able to establish that it corresponded to the one found on one of the seven facts, & namely one of the two rapes, indicated Éric Vaillant.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116