The suspect first attacked an elderly couple, this Saturday, November 14, before attacking another man. The individual was arrested at the end of the afternoon. At this stage, the terrorist trail is not privileged according to the Angers prosecution.
Two people died “heavy hitting“this Saturday afternoon in Cholet (Maine-et-Loire), Franceinfo learned from corroborating sources, confirming a information from Ouest-France. At around 4:30 p.m., a suspect attacked an elderly couple in the street, killing the man and seriously injuring the woman before killing another man in front of a building.
According to the mayor of the city, Gilles Bourdouleix, reached by franceinfo and who went there, the individual was arrested around 5:50 p.m. The weapon would be “a blunt or sharp object, according to the Angers prosecutor contacted by AFP. There is no terrorist character for the moment claimed“The Angers judicial police are in charge of the investigation.