In the framework of the investigation on the rape of a young woman on the island of Nantes (44), a teenager was arrested Thursday afternoon in a home in the quartier Mangin.
This young man of 17 years old was placed in police custody in the premises of the brigade of morals.
The facts occurred in the night from Saturday to Sunday on the island of Beaulieu.
At about 3: 00 in the morning, a young woman of twenty years was the home of his friend to spend the night when, arrival boulevard Babin-Chevaye, she was approached by an individual.
After having asked, at gunpoint, of cash and his bank card, the young man had slapped him, before tightening her hands around his neck. Then he pulled out a knife before raping her.
The suspect was identified through his DNA and has been formally recognized by the victim.