The images had been around social networks. A 25-year-old man suspected of harassing and striking a woman on the street in Paris on 24 July was detained on Monday at the police station of the 19th arrondissement, according to information from Europe 1 that we can confirm. The individual would be stuck for violence with weapons and bullying. Arrested when he left a psychiatric hospital, "it corresponds to the description of the wanted suspect", said a police source.
On vacation, Marie, the 22-year-old victim, will have to go to the police station on Wednesday to identify the alleged perpetrator. Also according to Europe 1, a man, in a professional context, would also have recognized the attacker on video surveillance images found by the police and widely distributed on social networks.
On 30 July, the public prosecutor's office in Paris opened a study on voluntary violence with arms and sexual harassment after the young woman's complaint. The facts took place six days earlier on the corner of Burnouf Street, in the nineteenth arrondissement of the capital, when Marie returned home.
"I can not keep silent"
In a Facebbok message, Marie told the man how to treat her in a humiliating and provocative way: dirty noises / comments / sizzling / tongues & # 39; had sent. "So I dropped a" mouth "on my path, because I do not tolerate this kind of behavior, I can not keep silent and we do not have to be quiet anymore," she said in her publication.
But "it did not please this man," she went on and explained that he "first threw an ashtray on it" before she followed her, "slapping her face in the street, all day, for dozens of witnesses."
The text is accompanied by the scene filmed by the video surveillance of the bar for which the facts took place. The video that has been retweeted hundreds of times, such as the Facebook post, has generated hundreds of comments.