Stabbing in the French Alps – Former Liverpool footballer Anthony Le Tallec has spoken of the anguish he felt when he saw the aftermath of a stab wound near a lake in the Alps French and involving children. After being stabbed in a park in the city of Annecy, three young people found themselves in a situation considered to be life-threatening.
One adult and eight children, the youngest of whom was only three years old, were injured. After retiring in 2021 as a striker, Le Tallec is currently employed as a football coach with Annecy FC. He shared the following on his Instagram Story: “I was running by the lake and saw about 10 people running in the opposite direction from me.”
“When I asked them what was going on, someone told me to leave as quickly as possible because someone was stabbing other people. ‘Run, run, he stabbed kids, he’s after you An unnamed security source and local official said the attack took place around 7:45 a.m. (0945 GMT) today in a park near the lake and involved a lone man armed with a knife. – small children aged three to three and a half years.
Authorities say the incident left three children in a condition considered life-threatening. According to additional information provided by the cops, there were nine people injured in total. According to information from Le Parisien, BFM TV and AFP, citing anonymous police sources, the suspect is a Syrian national seeking refuge in France. According to a tweet from Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin, the suspect “was arrested thanks to the rapid reaction of the security forces”.
A man wearing a turban allegedly started attacking a group of young children while they were playing in a tiny playground in Annecy, according to statements made by witnesses to the Dauphine. According to the French publication’s article, armed police arrived at the scene and quickly subdued the knife before arresting him and taking him to hospital for treatment of his injuries.
According to local media, the victims were children around three years old. A minute of calm was observed at the French National Assembly and roads in the immediate area of the scene of the attack were closed.