the alleged perpetrator arrested

The man suspected of attacking a stretcher bearer was arrested this Monday, April 8. The stretcher bearer was seriously injured on Saturday after being beaten by relatives of a patient who found his treatment too slow.

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Vendée MP Philippe Latombe welcomed the arrest of the alleged perpetrator of the Challans stretcher bearer in the middle of Monday afternoon.

Information confirmed this Tuesday, April 9 by the public prosecutor of Sables-d’Olonne.

“The man implicated in the acts of violence which occurred at the Challans hospital (…) was arrested and taken into custody by the gendarmerie services on April 8, 2024”.

The man, aged 23, “is currently being heard by the gendarmes on the facts”, he “accompanied his father and his cousin to Challans hospital”, explained Gwenaëlle Cotto.

An investigation for “violence against medical personnel” had been opened by the Sables d’Olonne public prosecutor’s office after the violent attack which took place at the Loire Vendée Océan Hospital Center located in the town of Challans in the south of Vendée.

According to Gwenaëlle Cotto, the public prosecutor of Sables d’Olonne contacted by telephone on Saturday “several people showed up on Saturday April 6, 2024 at Challans hospital

There were two people who were injured. One of the relatives of one of the injured thought it was too long. And he attacked a paramedic who was there and punched him

Gwenaëlle Cotto

Public Prosecutor of Les Sables d’Olonne

Hospitalized on site, the stretcher bearer’s condition has since stabilized. he received a work stoppage of more than eight days, indicated the public prosecutor of Sables d’Olonne.

“He’s still in shock.”reported the director of the establishment, Francis Saint Hubert. “Paradoxically, he says he is sorry for what happened.”

The stretcher bearer was able to be heard on Sunday morning by the gendarmerie at the request of the prosecution.

The perpetrator of this act risks “up to 5 years in prison” For “violence against medical personnel resulting in an ITT lasting more than 8 days“.

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