Alert – serial attacker on the prowl in Ardeche French tourist hub

Alert – serial attacker on the prowl in Ardeche French tourist hub

Ardiège : France | Aug 11, 2012 at 2:33 AM PDT
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Against the backdrop of an assault on an 11-year old girl in the tourist hub of Adreche in central France, tourists in the camp sites have been warned to beef up their security because it is believed to have been the work of a serial attacker in neighborhood.

The attack on the11-year old girl has been termed as a sexual assault. It seems the girl was attacked by a man as she slept in a tent alongside her younger sister at a camp site in Saint-Didier-sous-Aubenas, in the south of the Ardeche.

Previously, in the last six weeks, seven other girls between in the age-group 7 to 12 had been attacked - one of these victims was a Dutch girl.

This has been reported in of dated 11th of August 2012.

It is understood that a 32-year old man is a suspect and has been arrested from his home in Privas in this regard.

The police have deployed a squad of 50 officers on this case and such a large team indicates the seriousness of the situation.

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  • 'Serial Rapist' Targets Campsites In France

      Sky News
    French police are warning campsite owners and holidaymakers to be on their guard following the rape of an 11-year-old girl. The girl was attacked on Wednesday as she slept in a tent on a campsite at Saint-Didier-sous-Aubenas in the Ardeche region of...
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