The video has already been viewed nearly 500,000 times. One of the protagonists of the “Train Surfing” denounced by the RATP, which shows two young men who willingly cling to the outside of a commuter train as it travels, was arrested Tuesday in Neuilly -Plaisance (Seine-Saint-Denis) Has on Wednesday police source.
Arrested around 17.45 on the station platforms where this video was made, the young 18 year old man was taken into custody “for endangering the life others, “said the source told AFP, confirming a report by BFM TV, who was present at the arrival of the police.
” We reproach him for taking risks for him and others. In the video, shown to the “surfing train”, ie to ride the train clinging against the train, an extremely dangerous practice, “she said. For now, his accomplice has not been arrested.
The “Train Surfing”, a practice that worries the authorities
Their video, called “Train Surfing” was published in early November on Facebook and a site for sharing videos online. Widely disseminated since she was seen nearly 500,000 times.
In the images, we see two young men openly wait for the doors of the RER A station close in Neuilly-Plaisance and cling to outside to go to the next station Val de Fontenay (Val-de-Marne) while filming their journey with a smartphone.
contacted, the RATP said it had “immediately seized judicial authorities “after the publication and” passed all elements “before it to the police.
Condemning “forcefully” behavior of the two protagonists, RATP recalled he wore a “dangerous, irresponsible and reprehensible.”
In Russia, several videos Similar can be seen on the internet and this dangerous game has already claimed several lives. In April 2013, a 20 year old had died between two cars of a subway train in Moscow.