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During an intervention on Saturday night, a police officer was surrounded and overwhelmed by a group of people in Stains. An investigation has been opened.

By VD with AFP

Five men suspected of having participated in this beating were quickly arrested (illustrative photo).
Five males suspected of getting participated on this beating had been shortly arrested (illustrative picture).

UA police officer was violently attacked and injured throughout an intervention for refusal to comply in Stains (Seine-Saint-Denis) on Saturday night, we realized on Monday from a police supply and from the Bobigny public prosecutor’s workplace. According to the account of a police supply, police officers had been following a motorbike following a refusal to comply round 7:30 p.m. within the metropolis of Clos Saint-Lazare in Stains, when a automotive tried to block them.

The folks within the automotive then attacked them, injuring a police officer within the face. The latter pursued his attacker into town, the place he was hit by fifteen folks, in accordance to the identical supply. His teammate fired 5 occasions into the air to disperse the gang.

An open investigation

The officer was taken to hospital for therapy of his orbital ground and hand fractures. An investigation was opened for refusal to comply and “violence in meetings against a person holding public authority”, in accordance to the Bobigny public prosecutor’s workplace. This was entrusted to Departmental Security. Police custody of 5 folks was lifted on Sunday for the continuation of the investigation.

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The Minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin reacted on the CNews set, this Monday, September 18. “The police are doing their job, and everywhere on the national territory […] when there are refusals to comply, they show courage,” he stated. “I hope the sentences will be as harsh as possible,” he added.