In the night from Thursday to Friday, a family was assaulted and stolen from his home in Seine-Saint-Denis. Robert, the father told Europe 1 Monday, having heard his wife scream before being knocked out.
TESTIMONIAL EUROPE 1A Jewish family was sequestered and robbed in the night from Thursday to Friday at his home in Livry-Gargan Seine-Saint-Denis. While returning from vacation with his parents, David tries to light the light in the pavilion but the current is cut. "I went down to turn on the electricity. Once I wanted to go back up, they grabbed me, they tied me up. They said to me, 'if you ever move, you are killed', "he said on Monday at the microphone of Europe 1.
Armed with a knife and a screwdriver. The three attackers were armed with a knife and a screwdriver. "Suddenly, there is a shadow that pops up. He said to me: 'if you do not move, you will do nothing', "says Mireille, the mother of the family. "Of course I screamed, I struggled." Robert, her husband, hears the cries of his wife while he is in his room on the first floor. "I'm going down, I'm going into the kitchen. Bang. There is one who assumes me. This is where the terrible ceremony began. They said, 'You are Jews, you have money,' "says Robert.
150,000 euros of stolen jewelry. At this moment, Mireille decides not to move. "I forced my husband not to move," she recalls before finally reaching out to the police. The aggressors will flee with 150,000 euros of jewelry in their bag.
An "anti-Semitic" aggression. In a statement, the Representative Council of Jewish Institutions in France (Crif) strongly condemned a "very violent and anti-Semitic aggression". For the President of the Crif, Francis Kalifat, "this heinous act is the proof, if need be, that the Jews of France are particularly threatened in the street and for some time in the very heart of their homes which is even more worrying ". Interior Minister Gérard Collomb expressed his indignation and recalled "the determination of the government" to "tirelessly fight all forms of racism and anti-Semitism," in a statement. "According to the first elements, the motivation of this cowardly act seems directly related to the religion of the victims," he adds.
The Bobibny prosecutor's office opened an investigation for kidnapping, robbery and extortion in meetings because of the religion of the victims.