The Nantes-Carquefou remand center. - L. Venance / AFP
It has already been several weeks since prison guards at the Nantes-Carquefou remand center noticed round trips of drones piloted from outside the establishment, without being able to intervene. This time, informed of a possible flying delivery within the prison, they spotted on the night of Wednesday to Thursday two shady individuals with a drone near the enclosure. The latter could not make it take off, says the national police.
The police moved quickly to the scene but the craft was missing. Two people then ran out of an embankment, heading for a white car.
Aged 17 and 18, the two suspects were arrested, as well as the 27-year-old driver who was waiting for them. One of them had 475 euros on him and several pieces of cannabis. No drones were found in the woods. The investigation continues.
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