The facts took place on September 11, shortly after midnight, chemin de la Loge in Toulouse. A 67-year-old man was violently assaulted by two men on his way to this gay meeting place, a source familiar with the matter told Le Parisien, confirming information from M 6.

The victim of this homophobic attack is the mayor of a small town in the south of France. He was severely beaten and stripped naked by his attackers who left him naked and suffering from facial fractures. He was hospitalized but his life is not in danger.

The two suspects are on the run. The departmental security was in charge of the investigation.