By Quentin Marais
A violent homophobic attack occurred in the Capitole sector, in Toulouse, on Sunday June 26, 2022, at 5 a.m. Two individuals targeted a couple in the center of the Pink City. before being arrested.
Scramble, fall… and surge of violence
It’s a walk that quickly took on the appearance of a nightmare.
“Two men aged 31 and 20 were walking quietly on the Place du Capitole, holding hands, when they accosted by two other individuals“, tells a police source to Toulouse news. Quickly, the situation escalates.
The latter “make remarks of a homophobic nature. In a drunken state they go hustle, TO DO faller, then to hit the two men with blows fist and shots foot “.
They manage to escape
The two victims managed to escape despite everything. By chance, ” they pass a police vehicle and will explain that they suffered a violent attack, pointing to the two individuals who are on the other side of the square”. The drug addicts then hunt the pair of abusers. If, still according to this police source, “the two individuals first fled”, they are finally “arrested”. It is then “a 22-year-old man, and another 27-year-old, both known to our services”.
3 and 4 days of ITT
Sobering up cell, police custody and hearings are then on the program for the duo, who ” admits to having been violent, but not specified in relation to a character linked to the sexual orientation of the victims”. Or the latter were “brought to the prosecution on Monday, and went into immediate comparison on Tuesday. The homophobic nature was retained by the prosecution”. As for the victims, who filed a complaint, they saw themselves delivered ” 4 days of ITT for the 31-year-old man, and 3 days of ITT for the 20 year old.
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