A 70-year-old woman was assaulted on Monday in the heart of Toulouse. A man tore off her gold necklace.
He carefully observed his prey before attacking it. This Monday, in broad daylight, a man attacked a 70-year-old woman in the heart of Toulouse. It was 4 p.m. and a couple were walking rue Malcousinat, in the Esquirol sector. The man was struggling to move around and a passer-by offered to help his wife. Equipped with a cap and a dark mask, the man did not inspire confidence in the septuagenarian who refused his help. He returned to the charge but she again declined the offer.
The young man pretended to go away but returned moments later to ask the couple for a cigarette. They didn’t. The attacker went behind his victim and tore off his collar in or before fleeing on foot in the direction of the rue Saint-Rome. The woman shouted and many onlookers shouted “Thief! “
CRS who are there immediately set out in pursuit of the young man whom they were quick to apprehend. They recovered the necklace and returned it to its owner. The 25-year-old thief, unknown to justice, was taken into custody where he is still found on Tuesday noon.