May 22, 2022

a 17-year-old minor in police custody

Two high school students from the Hyppolite Fontaine high school in Dijon were stabbed on Wednesday in public transport. A third had already been attacked with a knife the day before when leaving the establishment.

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A 17-year-old minor is in police custody on Thursday February 3 after the knife attacks on high school students in Dijon, learned France Bleu Bourgogne from the Dijon prosecutor who held a press conference this Thursday afternoon. The suspect is from the town of Fontaine d’Ouche (Côte-d’Or). The prosecutor did not specify whether the minor was able to participate in the direct facts. The young man has in any case a clean criminal record. The hearing of witnesses and relatives of the victims continues, specifies France Bleu Bourgogne.

Two high school students from the same establishment, the Hyppolite Fontaine high school, were stabbed on Wednesday in public transport in Dijon. The first high school student was stabbed three times on a bus, his attackers quickly fled. The second was stabbed in a minibus in Chenôve, a suburb of Dijon. Quickly taken care of by the emergency services, the days of the two high school students are not in danger.

On Tuesday, another teenager from the same Hyppolite Fontaine high school in Dijon was attacked this time near the establishment. Aged 16, he had left school during the break before returning to it running, pursued by a group of individuals who stabbed him several times. He managed to return to the establishment and was taken care of by the infirmary. Injured, the student was transported to the pediatric emergency room of the Dijon University Hospital. His vital prognosis is not engaged.

These three facts constitute three separate flagrance investigations entrusted to the departmental security, specified this Thursday the public prosecutor of Dijon, during his press conference. He explained that it is not excluded that there is a link between the procedures because among the hypotheses, these cases can be connected to the district of origin of the victims.