two new minors placed in police custody

January 28, 2021, in Paris.

Two new minors were taken into custody on Friday, January 29, in the investigation into the violent attack on Yuriy, a 15-year-old schoolboy, in mid-January in Paris, Agence France-Presse learned from the prosecutor’s office in Paris. Paris.

Twelve people are now selected by the investigators, in particular for “Assassination attempt”. Nine minors and one adult had been placed in police custody on Thursday for “Counts of attempted assassination, criminal conspiracy with a view to committing a crime and theft in a violent meeting”, and several of these arrests had taken place in Vanves (Hauts-de-Seine), a city bordering the southwest of Paris. The police are interested in the trail of a brawl between rival gangs.

The young teenager was taken to hospital in serious condition after being severely beaten by a gang of young people on the evening of January 15. He was then with friends on the slab of Beaugrenelle, the converted roof of a 15th century shopping center.e arrondissement, an affluent district of the capital.

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The broadcast on social networks on January 22 of twenty seconds of images of his attack had caused a stir. On the images of the attack, we see a dozen young people in sportswear and hooded jackets kicking and beating, or stick, on a person on the ground, before abandoning him.

The investigation examines, among other things, the trail of an attack by a gang of young people from cities in western Paris and tries to establish the link between the different protagonists, explained a source close to the file. According to this same source, the schoolboy “Had a screwdriver in his pocket” during his assault.

The World with AFP

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