A young man of 18 was arrested on Wednesday in Mulhouse (Haut-Rhin) after having attacked two young women on the grounds that one of them was wearing an outfit that he considered “too short“, And sentenced Thursday to two months in prison, learned AFP from a police source.
At the end of his police custody, the man was referred Thursday afternoon to the Mulhouse prosecutor’s office and, after an appearance on prior admission of guilt (CRPC), was sentenced to a sentence of two months suspended prison sentence, 75 hours of community service and the obligation to complete a citizenship internship.
«Don’t you want to dress shorter?»
The scene took place Wednesday afternoon, while the two friends, aged 19 and 20, were waiting at a tram station in the center of Mulhouse, according to a police source confirming information from France Bleu Alsace. According to the first elements, the young man launched to the one who wore mini-shorts: “don’t you want to dress shorter?“. The tone then rose and he pushed the young woman who fell to the ground, according to the same source. He also grabbed his friend by the neck who had tried to intervene.
A witness to the scene notified the police, who quickly arrested the alleged assailant, never convicted before but known to the police. He admitted the facts, while claiming not to have wanted to verbally assault the young woman but to tease her. The victim, who was prescribed three days of ITT, filed a complaint.
This assault comes a few days after that of a Strasbourg student, who says she was violently assaulted Friday in the Alsatian capital by three men because she was wearing a skirt. Following this attack, Marlène Schiappa, the Minister Delegate in charge of citizenship, who in 2018 initiated a law against street harassment, announced Wednesday in Strasbourg the recruitment of 80 “social workers“Additional by the end of 2021 in police stations and gendarmeries for”strengthen support“Of women victims of”gender-based and sexual violence».
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