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Mazamet attacker arrested and interned

France 3/Scoop, Mar 13

The individual who stabbed two men on the street in Mazamet in the Tarn on 8 March was finally arrested and placed in a psychiatric hospital. He is suffering from psychological disorders and has already served sentences for serious offences. 

Three days after the incident, the knife attacker was arrested. The man, in his thirties, had violently seized two people on rue Edouard Barbey in Mazamet on the evening of Thursday, March 8, and stabbed them.

A 20-year-old man was seriously injured in the lungs and transported to Purpan Toulouse Hospital, and his 31-year-old neighbour was stabbed in the arm and thigh.

The perpetrator was placed in a psychiatric cell at Bon Sauveur hospital in Albi. The individual suffers from serious psychological issues, and is an alcoholic.

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