The outcome, after four months of investigation. On September 21, 2021, a car crashed in the middle of the night in the So Wok restaurant, located Rue des Perrières near Dijon train station. The vehicle was then burned, the fire dislodging the fifteen inhabitants of the building. Almost four months later, following a “careful” investigation, four people were arrested in this case according to the Territorial Directorate of the judicial police of Dijon. However, we still do not know their motivations.
Arrests in Dijon and Eure-et-Loir
Tuesday January 11, 2022, the Criminal Brigade of the Judicial Police of Dijon arrested several people in Dijon but also in Dreux (Eure-et-Loir). “A group of individuals arrive in varying degrees” was arrested, police said. For example, for having driven from Paris to Dijon the vehicle which ended up in flames.
During these arrests, the police also discovered at the home of the person arrested in Dijon: a kilo of herbal cannabis, two guns and another stolen vehicle (in Hauts-de-Seine). Thursday January 13, 2022, four men – aged 20 to 31 – including a Dijon native from Chenôve were presented to an examining magistrate in Dijon.
No links with the shooting at Fontaine d’Ouche
“This sponsored arson attack does not present, in the state of the police investigations, any links with the shootings by firearms which took place over the same period in the district of Fontaine d’Ouche”, specifies the Territorial Direction of the judicial police of Dijon. In September 2021, a business had been the target of gunfire in this district of Dijon.