Thibault Hutin, a 26-year old equestrian claimed that his 32-year-old estranged wife, her mother and her mother’s boyfriend had “beaten and scratched” him in an attack at the couple’s apartment in the Swiss village of Feusisberg.
The boyfriend had also struck him in the head with a DVD player, he told Swiss newspaper Blick, adding that he was so “terrified” he has moved into a hotel and plans to return to his native France.
Police in the northern Swiss canton of Schwyz confirmed yesterday that Mr Hutin is filing a complaint following “serious problems” at the couple’s apartment, without specifying the nature of the incident or the parties involved.
Mr Hutin told Blick that on Monday evening he was in his flat when someone rang the doorbell. He claims Martina and her mother, Melanie Molitor hit him
“Naturally, my upbringing forbids me to hit women., he said. He alleged that Mario Widmer, Melanie’s partner, then “whacked” him on the head with a DVD player.
The Gallic horseman said that after fleeing the apartment he realised that his wallet and credit cards were missing. He claims he returned accompanied by police and demanded the return of his valuables.
“I was shocked! I would never have thought it could go so far.”
“I’m really afraid,” he said.