What happened in Occitanie on Friday


Doriane, a 14-year-old girl who has been missing from Auch since 28 November, has been found safe and sound.  She had run away from her family home, and was located in Sémézies-Cachan near Saramon, on Friday.

Elsewhere though, between Muret and Carbonne, a 15 year old boy Baptiste Pautot, has been missing since 27 November.  Police think he may be near the high school Charles de Gaulle in Muret.  Please call the Carbonne police on 05 61 87 83 17 if you have any information.

Missing since Wednesday

It’s been a day for missing people.  Julien Bresson, who has been missing since Tuesday, has been found in the Pyrenees, near the Spanish border.  The 31 year old from Tarbes went missing from Paris in the 10th arrondissement.  His Tarbes relatives are relieved that he has been located.

The roof of an empty building collapsed this Friday morning in the city centre of Toulouse. A security perimeter was set up in Cujas Street and as a precaution the occupants of the neighbouring buildings were evacuated.

While all major brands tout their promotions on Black Friday, a Tarn company is playing the opposite card. Jules & Jenn, a brand of accessories created 3 years ago, has embarked on “slow fashion”, a responsible fashion that fights against overconsumption.

Toulouse city council plans 50 new CCTV cameras. On Friday the town council voted to buy 50 more cameras and 25 new tasers for police.  This is considered to be a controversial initiative just months before the municipal elections.

A building in Béziers was on fire early on Friday morning. The fire took hold in an apartment on the 2nd floor. Eleven people, including 2 children, were evacuated by firefighters.

A teacher was violently attacked by a parent of a student, at the school gates in Clarensac, near Nîmes.  The parent insulted the teacher before threatening him with death.

The European Space Agency (ESA) has just set an unprecedented budget to finance its future space programs: € 14.4 billion. Excellent news for the space agency, CNES, whose main site is in Toulouse.

In the Tarn, the festival committee in the village of Lagrave have decided to launch a Christmas lights contest.  Residents will compete with each other to have the prettiest lights in the village.