teenager fatally stabbed in Valenton

The victim was stabbed as she went to an appointment arranged on a website to sell jogging pants.



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A teenager was fatally stabbed in Valenton (Val-de-Marne).  Illustrative photo.  (XOSE BOUZAS / HANS LUCAS / AFP)

A teenager was fatally stabbed on Friday December 8 in Valenton (Val-de-Marne), France Télévisions learned from the Créteil public prosecutor’s office and a police source, confirming information from the Parisian. A suspect was arrested, according to this police source. A homicide investigation has been opened.

The teenager, aged 17, was fatally stabbed as he went to an appointment made on an internet site to sell jogging pants. A police source evokes an ambush: the victim received a fatal stab wound to the thigh, after an altercation between several people. “Five to six people were waiting for him and tried to steal his jogging pants”says another police source. At this stage, there is no “no concept [qu’il s’agisse d’une] brawl between gangsspecified the Créteil public prosecutor’s officefour days after a 15-year-old teenager was killed in this type of clash between neighborhoods in Domont (Val-d’Oise).

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