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Two girls attacked with a knife in Alsace: act of an unbalanced person or terrorist gesture ?

Two little girls were taken into custody. attacked with a knife Souffelweyersheim, a commune north of Strasbourg in Alsace, à proximity of a school on Thursday April 18. The suspect was arrested. arrested.

This Thursday, April 18, around 2 p.m., the gendarmes of the town of Souffelweyersheim, a town north of Strasbourg, had to intervene after being arrested. s that two little girls, aged 11 and 6, were taken into custody. injured in a knife attack. One of the two young girls was standing in front of her school when an armed man attacked her. one knife attacked her, the other was in a square very close to the place of the first attack. re aggression. 

Alerted, the gendarmes went to the scene and were able to arrest the suspect, a 29-year-old man, without difficulty. and only a few minutes after the attacks. The man then no longer had a knife in his hand according to the instructions of the gendarmerie. l'AFP. According to a source close to the investigation who spoke to' BFM, the attacker would not be in full possession of his mental faculties. The gendarmerie indicates for its part that that the suspect "not known to the services" and that his motivations "do not seem to be linked to radicalization but the terrorist trail will not be completely ruled out  that'à the continuation of the study of the profile of the attacker.

The two young girls were taken care of by emergency services and placed in “relative emergency”.  The AFP specifies that they suffer from "superficial injuries". The management of the educational establishment is responsible for this. side where the attacks occurred took the decision to confine the staff and students for the duration of the operation. ration. The parents of the students were however   authorized é come pick up their children around 4 p.m. In a press release, the Bas-Rhin prefecture announced that a "medical-psychological cell" has also been implemented in the school. À At present, the situation no longer presents any danger.

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