Two policemen were violently attacked by a group of individuals in Champigny-sur-Marne (Val-de-Marne) on Christmas Eve. The interior minister condemns.
Two policemen who intervened after a brawl in Champigny-sur-Marne (Val-de-Marne) at a party for New Year’s Eve Sunday night were attacked and beaten, have we learned from sources.
The two policemen Chennevières-sur-Marne were part of an advocacy group called around 23h to evict a group of several dozen people who were trying to become embedded in a private party.
“Two policemen, a captain and a policeman, found themselves isolated during an intervention on a private party that degenerated,” said a source close to the matter.
A violent assault
“The two police officers attacked by the group, which fractured the nose of police who strikes violent blows to the police, who suffers from concussion to face,” said a police source.
They were prescribed ten and seven days of total incapacity for work (ITT). The investigation was entrusted to the local police.
The “unspeakable acts”
On Twitter, the Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said he spoke to the police attacked. “Everything is done to the cowardly perpetrators of these unspeakable acts are apprehended and convicted. Tackling our security forces is to attack our Republic, “he wrote.
#Champigny : je viens de m’entretenir avec les fonctionnaires de Police agressés.
Tout est mis en œuvre pour que les lâches auteurs de ces actes inqualifiables soient appréhendés et condamnés.
S’attaquer à nos forces de sécurité, c’est s’attaquer à notre République.
— Gérard Collomb (@gerardcollomb) 1 January 2018
According France info, following the attack, two people were arrested and placed in custody.