A minor kidnaps and assaults a septuagenarian in Gatineau
The victim, a septuagenarian, was unable to defend herself and was forced to board the perpetrator's car.
Share October 29, 2020 1:50 p.m. Updated at 2:09 p.m. Share A minor kidnaps and assaults a septuagenarian in Gatineau
Louis-Denis Ebacher Le Droit A minor is accused of kidnapping and sexual assault of an elderly person who was unknown to him, in Gatineau.
The facts occurred in the Angers and Pointe-Gatineau sectors on Wednesday.
According to the first elements of the investigation, the young suspect illegally entered his victim's home at the start of the day, in the Pointe-Gatineau district.
The victim, a septuagenarian, was unable to defend herself and was forced to board the perpetrator's car. The poor woman was transported against her will to the Angers sector.
It is here, more precisely on rue de Neuville, that the victim managed to escape her captor.
Gatineau police received a call around 10:45 am to help the victim.
Officers were able to arrest the suspect, who was armed.
The victim was taken to hospital as a preventive measure.
The case was still nebulous Thursday. We still did not know the motive of the crime.
The suspect is charged with kidnapping, forcible confinement, sexual assault with a weapon, assault with a weapon, uttering threats, vehicle theft, robbery, break and enter, possession of tools burglary, and breach of non-compliance with probation conditions.