William Molinié / Photo credit: RICCARDO MILANI / HANS LUCAS / HANS LUCAS VIA AFP 2:40 p.m., February 19, 2024

An 82-year-old woman says she was raped at her home by a burglar on Saturday afternoon in La Penne-sur-Huveaune, near Marseille. According to information from Europe 1, the main suspect is an illegal immigrant who is required to leave French territory.

A new case of rape of an elderly person. An 82-year-old woman says she was raped at her home in La Penne-sur-Huveaune, a suburb of Marseille, on Saturday afternoon. A suspect was arrested and taken into custody. Already convicted last month for a burglary, he is unfavorably known to the police.

According to information from Europe 1, this 35-year-old Guinean national is subject to an OQTF, an obligation to leave French territory. He is supposed to have no longer been in the territory since January 17. According to the victim, the attacker entered her home on Saturday around 2 p.m. through an unlocked door. 

Arrested a few hours later

The man demands jewelry and money from her before throwing her onto the bed to rape her. He then flees, but not without stealing her cell phone. In a state of shock, the octogenarian managed to take refuge with a neighbor before alerting the emergency services. And to provide a detailed description of his attacker.



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Enough to allow the police to arrest the individual a few hours later, while he was near the victim's home. The investigation was entrusted to the Bouches-du-Rhône judicial police.