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Mont-Saint-Michel: After the Evacuation on Sunday, a Suspect Arrested in Caen

Mont-Saint-Michel, one of the busiest tourist spots in France, was evacuated Sunday 22nd April, 2018, after the report of a man declaring wanting to attack the police. Despite important means, the individual had not been found. A suspect was arrested Sunday night in Caen.

Mont-Saint-Michel, one of the busiest tourist spots in France, was evacuated Sunday 22nd April, 2018, after the report of a man declaring wanting to attack the police. Despite important means, the individual had not been found. A suspect was arrested Sunday night in Caen.

Sunday was a very special day at Mont-Saint-Michel. Early in the morning, around 7:30 am, the presence of a threatening man declaring he wanted to “kill cops” was reported .

Important gendarmerie resources were deployed , including two helicopters, and the Mount was evacuated …

He boasted at the gas station

It was Sunday evening that a suspect, aged 36, was arrested in Caen. This man, known to the police “  for petty crime (driving without a license, narcotics)” according to our colleagues from France Info , was arrested around 11.30pm on Sunday.

He was spotted at a gas station on the highway “where he boasted of being the author of the threats,” said a source close to the case.



The license plate and the description of the man were then given to the police, who proceeded to arrest him. He was taken into custody in Caen, added another source.

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