Ex-Adidas owner tied up & beaten during burglary


Former French minister and scandal-ridden tycoon Bernard Tapie, as soon as the owner of Adidas, was attacked alongside together with his spouse during a midnight burglary of their residence, police stated on Sunday. The couple have been asleep when 4 males broke into the home in Combs-la-Ville close to Paris round 00:30 AM Sunday (2230 GMT Saturday), beat them and tied them up with electrical cords earlier than making off with their loot.

Dominique Tapie managed to free herself and made her approach to a neighbour’s residence, from the place she known as the police. Slightly injured from a number of blows to the face, she was taken to hospital for a check-up. “She is doing well,” Tapie’s grandson Rodolphe Tapie informed AFP.

During the burglary the perpetrators “pulled her by the hair because they wanted to know where the treasure was”, the mayor of Combs-La-Ville, Guy Geoffroy, informed AFP. “But after all there was no treasure, and the truth that they did not discover one made the violence solely worse.” Tapie himself, who’s 78, obtained a blow to the pinnacle with a membership, prosecutor Beatrice Angelelli informed AFP, however he declined to be taken into medical care.




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