A manhunt has been going on in the Grenoble area for several weeks now. Different rapes and sexual assaults could well have been perpetrated by the same individual.

Eight. This is the number of victims that the Grenoble police services would have counted in this affair which began several weeks ago. According to information from Dauphiné Libération, which reveals this affair, the rapes and assaults reported by eight young women to the police could well have been committed by one and the same individual. If the facts occurred in various places in the Grenoble metropolitan area, the local daily notably mentions the commune bordering Grenoble, Saint-Martin-d’Hères, as well as the Saint-Bruno and Catane districts of the former capital of Dauphiné , a modus operandi seems to be emerging.

As relayed by TF1 Info, the Grenoble public prosecutor speaks of a “violent” man who would systematically attack women late at night. These victims are allegedly attacked when they arrive home, when they return from work or from a party. Few other details are officially mentioned by the authorities in charge of the case, except the establishment of an important system to find this individual who would a priori travel by scooter, reports the Dauphiné Libération.

On social networks, however, messages calling for the greatest vigilance and giving more details on the physique of the wanted man have flourished recently. “Grenoble, be careful, an attacker prowls at night in the city center. Here is his description: redhead, in his twenties, 1.70 m, wanted by the police”, indicate various Instagram accounts. A description that the prosecutor does not confirm, however.