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three police officers attacked during an arrest in Canteleu (VIDEOS) – RT in French

The arrest of a driver in Canteleu on April 5 degenerated into clashes between the police and several individuals who threw projectiles at the police. An officer allegedly drew his weapon, but did not use it.

Three police officers were violently attacked in Canteleu (Seine-Maritime) on April 5 while they were arresting an unlicensed driver, suspected of having committed violence against another person using a baseball bat and two sidekicks. The victim was transferred to the CHU and received serious injuries, in particular to the skull.

The main suspect, aged 18 and known to the police, was driving a white Citroën and refused to comply when he was identified by the police, according to Paris-Normandy.

The scene was filmed and widely shared on social media. It shows two police officers on the ground trying to arrest an individual before a man arrives to distract the officers and ends up hitting and breaking the rear left window of the patrol vehicle. About fifteen other individuals then surrounded the police and threw various projectiles at them. Outnumbered, the officers unmuzzle their dog and try to repel the attackers according to Current values. One of them also drew his service weapon but without using it.

The police had no choice but to release the person they had arrested. However, the suspect’s Citroën was searched and a baseball bat was found inside.




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