A man tries to kill his neighbour because she is Jewish
Bourdon – “I wanted to kill a Jew.” This is the justification expressed by a resident of Bourdon after attacking his neighbour with a knife. According to France 3 Hauts-de-France, the incident took place on Friday, April 5. In the afternoon the man went into his neighbour’s house and stabbed her eight times with a knife in the stomach and the face.
A very violent assault that came to an end when a man who stayed with the neighbor, came between the two. He hit the assailant in the head. The victim, a 58-year-old woman, was transferred to Amiens University Hospital. She underwent surgery and is recovering from an injury in the liver and gallbladder.
As for the attacker, an unemployed 18-year-old man, he was hospitalized at the University Hospital because of a hand injury. According to several witnesses, he justified his act by saying that “he wanted to kill a Jew.” He has no criminal records and has yet to be brought before a judge.
After being transferred to the prison of Amiens he will undergo hand surgery on Monday and he will be questioned when his health condition will allow it. He was indicted for attempted murder because of race or ethnicity. He also attacked two policemen while trying to escape from the hospital. Toxicological tests have been performed and he will undergo psychiatric evaluation.