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Police officers from the Saint-Etienne criminal squad have been investigating a very violent assault since last weekend.

As revealed by

Le Progrès

, the investigations led to the arrest of two suspects and the opening of a judicial investigation for "kidnapping, forcible confinement, and aggravated violence".

On the night of Friday to Saturday, shortly after midnight, the national police took charge of a young woman, in a state of hypothermia, walking naked in Rochetaillée (Loire), on the heights of Saint-Etienne.

Led to the hospital by the firefighters, the 19-year-old victim gave a chilling testimony: she explains having been abducted by several other young girls, having been beaten then undressed and left naked, in the middle of the night, at the edge of the river. road.

She gave the police information to identify the vehicle in which her tormentors allegedly abducted her.

Other challenges are sought

The case accelerated Monday, in Vienne (Isère), when this car, a Renault Clio reported stolen, was spotted.

According to

Le Dauphiné Libéré

, the

police officers of the Vienna BAC

immediately intercepted the driver of the vehicle, a 20-year-old young woman who was very unfavorably known to the police.

Placed in police custody in Saint-Etienne, she is awaiting her deferral, while another young woman was also arrested and placed in police custody.

The investigation is continuing to identify other suspects and determine the motive that led to this extreme violence.


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