A 14-year-old teenager from Achères (Yvelines) was kidnapped during the evening of Saturday by a gang from the Bel Air district of Saint-Germain-en-Laye. At around 8:10 p.m., the young man leaves the Pizza Hut restaurant where he eats with his friends and goes to the train station. Six strangers accost him and immediately ask him where he lives.
The boy replies that he lives in Achères. The strangers then force him to get in their car: direction the HLM district of Bel Air in Saint-Germain-en-Laye where he is kidnapped.
The attackers seize his mobile phone and join the mother of the boy “Tell the big ones of Achères to come get him. We are going to fight with them and we will see who are the strongest ”, they let go to the mother.
Distraught, she immediately warns the police. Shortly after 10 p.m., the police found the teenager in front of the Jean-Baptiste-Poquelin high school. Wounded, he is unable to identify his attackers.
Scenes of great violence
This event is the umpteenth episode in a rivalry between the bands of Saint-Germain and Achères, which began at the start of the school year.
In September, a violent brawl broke out in front of the Jean-Baptiste Poquelin high school causing a beating for a teenager and five police custody for the camp opposite, from Achères.
That day, a student from the establishment gauges a group of young people from the Bel-Air district in the middle of the afternoon. In response, they beat him before fleeing. Ten minutes later, in a nearby street, one of the young people from Bel-Air is caught by a group of teenagers from Achères. The young man was beaten with kicks, punches and street furniture.
Seized, the police immediately investigate. CCTV images reveal scenes of great violence. We see one of the boys jumping with both feet on the victim’s head. The officials manage to stop the attackers in the RER shortly after. During their hearings, the teens will reveal that this affair was tied up against a background of a previous fight between the two districts, which occurred during the summer.