Through Laurent Derne
A terrible start to the day. And in all this darkness, a little flame who lights up in the person of a plainclothes policeman who was leaving to take up duty.
A bloody woman lying on the ground
Thursday, October 7, 2021, around 8 a.m. in Toulouse. Pierre, an official of Intelligence services, whose anonymity remains preserved, makes an alarming discovery on the way to work. A woman is lying on the ground.
She apparently suffered a violent assault and suffers from major wound. “She had been hit on the head with a bottle. Blood was flowing profusely. He gave him first aid ”, confirms Philippe Lavenu, regional delegate ofAlliance Police, union to which the witness police officer is affiliated. He immediately alerted the emergency services.
His friend was hit with a screwdriver on the back
“I took care of her. I gave him a squeeze point. I then discovered his companion who was also injured. They had been attacked on their way to work at Armenia Square, ”says the 50-year-old civil servant.
“The policeman discovered the victim’s friend also seriously injured. He had been hit twice with a screwdriver in the back. He placed him in the lateral safety position (PLS) and immediately called the emergency services to tell them that ‘there were in fact two victims to be evacuated as a matter of urgency to the hospital “.
Thanks to his intervention, the couple were saved. And with the testimonies reported hot by him – “including a precise description of the alleged aggressor” – the latter could be apprehended.
“He is suspected of having raped another woman a few hours earlier. A judicial investigation has been opened. The investigation is currently underway, ”says the 50-year-old.
For all of his actions that morning, the official received this Tuesday, November 30, 2021, at 11:30 a.m., from the deputy Pierre Cabaré (1before district of Haute-Garonne, LREM), within Ernest-Wallon, the den of the Stade Toulousain, the medal of the National Assembly, “A rarity”.
“Sense of duty”, “professionalism”, courage and responsiveness. But also “the normal act of a normal policeman who saves people on a daily basis”, underlines the deputy. “The administration is quite variable in terms of consideration. There it is an elected representative who awards this medal and it is very symbolic ”, rejoiced Philippe Lavenu.
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