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US Lyon. The suspect of the bomb threat at the Part-Dieu station placed in psychiatric care

16:45  26 october  2020
16:45  26 october  2020 Source:   ouest-france.fr

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A cause d'une alerte à la bombe, le trafic ferroviaire a été bloqué pendant plus de trois heures en gare de Lyon Part-Dieu (photo), jeudi 22 octobre. © JEFF PACHOUD / AFP Due to a bomb threat, rail traffic was blocked for more than three hours at Lyon Part-Dieu station (photo), Thursday 22 October.

A 51-year-old woman is said to have threatened to detonate a bomb on Thursday 22 October at Part-Dieu station in Lyon (Rhône). She had been arrested and taken into custody. Friday, October 23, she was admitted to psychiatric care.

The custody of the 51-year-old woman who allegedly threatened to detonate an bomb on Thursday, October 22, at Lyon ( Rhône ), has been lifted. The fifty-year-old was placed in psychiatric care, said the prosecution, relayed by Le Progrès . It was the prefect who made this decision, "in view of his psychiatric condition" , specified the prosecution, Saturday, October 24.

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The events took place at the Part-Dieu station in Lyon. The suspect allegedly threatened to trigger an explosion using explosive devices hidden in a travel bag. The station had been evacuated and long delays had been noted; the traffic had been stopped for three hours, reported the regional daily in a previous article .

"Determine the degree of criminal responsibility"

The RAID, the BAC and the demining service had intervened. In the end, these were unfounded threats. The automatic hospitalization of the fifty-year-old should allow experts to "determine his degree of criminal responsibility" , explains the Lyon prosecutor's office. Le Progrès recalls that this type of hospitalization concerns people who may present a danger to others and undermine public order.

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