Rouen. A municipal employee attacked by a thief and his dog

A municipal employee was injured following a dog bite, Monday August 22, 2022 in Rouen. (©Pixabay/Illustration)

The facts occurred between the Place de la Halle aux Toiles and the Place de la République in Rouen (Seine Maritime) around 7:15 p.m., Monday August 22, 2022. A municipal employee is approached at this time, place de la Halle aux Toiles, by a man explaining to him that his cell phone has been stolen.

His dog throws himself on the arm of the employee

“The employee refuses to lend him his phone and the individual then snatches it from his hands before fleeing. His dog then jumps on the employee and bites his arm violently, causing a bleeding wound, ”explains a judicial source.

The victim, a 32-year-old man, will then take refuge in a store and notify the police by giving the description of the owner of the dog.

The police officers of the Anti-Crime Squad quickly spot the individual and question him on the Place de la République. The latter, a 46-year-old homeless man, is placed in police custody, “his dog was taken to the pound. »

The municipal employee was transported to the Rouen University Hospital.

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