Two rape complaints at the Eurockéennes festival in Belfort


Two complaints of rape in four days of festival. Two women, including a minor, have reported to the gendarmes of the Territoire de Belfort the alleged rape on the sidelines of Eurockéennes, Le Parisien learned from concordant sources.

The first victim was attacked in the night from Friday to Saturday near the festival campsite, by a man she knew: she had traveled with him to the festival, according to France Blue Belfort Montbéliard, who revealed the information .

A first suspect "acknowledged the facts"

Quickly questioned, the suspect "acknowledged the facts" during his custody, we said close source of the investigation. He will be tried "for sexual assault" in the Belfort Criminal Court on August 27, says the prosecutor of Belfort.

A second complaint was filed by a minor this time, allegedly raped in the night from Saturday to Sunday, also in the grounds of the festival campsite. But no suspects have been arrested at this stage. "The investigation is in progress", evacuate the floor.

Nearly 130,000 people gathered from July 4th to 7th at the 31st Eurockéennes, on the Malsaucy peninsula. Every night, some 12,000 festival-goers braved the heat and the risks of storms at the festival's campsite, located in Lachapelle-sous-Chaux, about ten minutes away by shuttle from the musical scenes.


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