The public prosecutor's office of Halle-Vilvoorde has launched an investigation after a 24-year-old woman from Hoeilaart filed a complaint for sexual assault. She was Monday in the evening on the jogging in the vicinity of the Koningsvijvers in the sonian forest, not far from the train station of Groenendaal. While jogging, she would along the rear, grabbed by a man who her threatened with a firearm”, it sounds on the parquet. The woman was able to escape and called the police. Via the Whatsapp group of the buurtpreventienetwerk of Hoeilaart all the members were called to look out to a fairly small man with a Michelinjas, a cap and a backpack. The man also had a mustache.'
Despite the use of the helicopter of the federal police was the suspect not found. The investigation is still under way. Hoeilaarts mayor Tim Vandenput (Open Vld) is not more information about the facts, but warns his citizens who are regularly in the forest of Soignes go for a walk. “Always go at least with two men”, he gives as a tip. “Try in the forêt de Soignes also often in areas that are known to runners. That way, there is more social control. Avoid places deep in the forest, where few people come. Please, if possible, a device that allows you to location is obsolete.”
The woman walked, no injuries, but was truly impressed by the facts.