A gendarmerie. (Illustration) - E. Frisullo / 20 Minutes

Days of psychological and physical violence. Tuesday, a young woman went to the gendarmerie of Vaugneray, near Lyon, to file a complaint against her companion who allegedly kidnapped and abused her in Perpignan, in the Pyrénées-Orientales.

According to him, the man would have held her against her will from February 7, threatening and beating her several times, reports this Thursday Le Progrès. Her ordeal would have ended at the start of the week when the young woman finally managed to escape.

The man, already known to justice for acts of violence according to the regional daily, was arrested Wednesday at dawn by men from the surveillance and intervention platoon of the gendarmerie of Dardill, towards Lyon, and Perpignan . He has been placed in police custody and is expected to be brought to the prosecution in the coming hours.


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