The scene took place at Paris-Cité University, boulevard Saint-Germain, in the center of the capital. A young woman was stabbed on Wednesday, and her alleged attacker arrested and placed in police custody, according to the Paris prosecutor’s office contacted by 20 minutes, confirming information from Actu17.

The Paris prosecutor’s office indicates that an investigation for attempted voluntary homicide has been opened and entrusted to the judicial police. The vital prognosis of the victim, a 32-year-old woman born in Algeria, is no longer engaged, he said in the evening. The young woman was stabbed with a knife as she was leaving an elevator around noon, a police source told AFP.

“The respondent, a 25-year-old man from the Paris region, is hospitalized for an operation. The nature of their relationship is not established at this stage except that they attended the same university establishment, ”indicates the Paris prosecutor’s office.

A psychological unit set up

According to the prosecution, two knives are likely to have been used for the commission of the facts. They were found respectively within the university and in a garbage can outside.

“The medico-psychological emergency cell of the Paris SAMU is on site” according to the university who reacted on Twitter and said he was “in shock”. “The 7th floor of the building is neutralized as part of the police investigation” adds the institution.

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