A 16-year-old high school student was stabbed in class Wednesday, September 30 in an establishment in Saint-Denis and his alleged attacker, a 20-year-old high school student, was arrested by the Anti-Crime Brigade (BAC) and placed in police custody, AFP learned from a police source.
The victim was transported to hospital but his life is not in danger, said this source, confirming information from the news site Actu 93. The two high school students are educated in the same class of First Technology at the Paul high school. Eluard, where the courses were “suspended by managementAfter the assault, a parent of a student, Eric Delion, told AFP.
The aggressor, “victim of harassment», «wanted revenge»: «He posted a video on the networks indicating that he was going to do battle“, He added, specifying that the victim was”affected abdomen“. According to him, “it is a classmate who made the point of contention». «We are afraid of a return match“, Worried the student’s parent. On site, teachers launched “a call for calm».
For Jérôme Martin, French teacher for six years in this establishment which regularly experiences episodes of violence, “the start of the school year was catastrophic». «You realize that we have no nurses and that it is a kid who had to check the point of contention! You have to wait for a student to be attacked so that you are listened to», He regretted, indicating that the president LR of the Regional Council, Valérie Pécresse, went there.
“School is no longer a sanctuary”
«These are students who are already beaten outside. School is no longer a sanctuary“, Also commented a history-geography teacher, on condition of anonymity.
Contacted by AFP, the principal of the establishment declined to comment on the facts. A psychological listening unit was deployed by the rectorate of Créteil and almost all the students in the class and educational assistants were taken care of. The high school teachers decided to “disengage»And to stop classes, according to the rectorate.
The Paul-Eluard high school in Saint-Denis has already experienced several episodes of violence in the past. In April 2018, several hundred teachers and parents gathered on the forecourt to “say stop to violence“. They demanded more human resources and “awareness” of the government. At the time, in one week, teachers had practiced twice “their right of withdrawal”, Especially after a stone, thrown through the glass of a classroom, had injured two students, including one in the head.
This attack comes a few days after a “March against oblivion, for youth and education»Organized in Pantin in memory of a school principal who had committed suicide, but also of two high school students in Aubervilliers, killed in 2019 in brawls. In October, Kewi, 15, was killed on the sidelines of a PE class in Les Lilas. A few weeks later, Djadje Traore, 19, was murdered at the bottom of his building in Saint-Ouen.
«Serious things are happening and we must not remain silent like the Ministry of Education is doing. We never want that again!“, Launched during the rally on Saturday, Gabriel Lattanzio, teacher at the Paul-Robert high school in Lilas, in front of which the young Kewi had been stabbed last year.
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