A 32-year-old man escaped this Thursday, January 27 from a psychiatric unit at Purpan hospital (Toulouse – Haute-Garonne). In 2017, he knocked down three students in a car. He was apprehended a few hours later in the city center.
The law enforcement agencies of High–Garonne were on alert again on Thursday, January 27. A 32-year-old man, mentally unbalanced, escaped from a psychiatric unit at the Purpan hospital in Toulouse. The individual declared criminally irresponsible was considered “very dangerous“.
He allegedly escaped in the morning by triggering the hospital’s fire system to take advantage of the general confusion and flee, report The Midi Dispatch. The latter had in November 2017 overturned three students in a car, seriously injuring them. He had already been sentenced 10 times.
Abdallah B. was arrested in the center of Toulouse a few hours after his flight, in the Carmes district at the end of the afternoon.
Series of escapes in a few days
This would be about the third escape, of dangerous patients to escape from specialized establishments, in a few days. Last week the “Cannibal of the Pyrenees” fled the Gérard-Marchant hospital before attacking a 73-year-old septuagenarian.
A few days later, UN second patient at the heavy hospital past judicial escaped from the same hospital. They had both taken advantage of a temporary release to escape.
The general management of the ARS announces that it is carrying out “an on-site inspection mission to ensure the compliance of the care of these patients”, indicating our colleagues.