VIDEO – Several police officers, who were monitoring mission in Viry-Chatillon Saturday, have been targeted by a dozen people. Four of them were injured, two seriously.
Four police officers were injured Saturday, including two seriously, by a dozen people who have started on their vehicles with Molotov cocktails in Viry-Châtillon (Essonne). The violence occurred in the city difficult to the Large Terminal, according to a police source. Sunday morning, one of the two police officers seriously injured were “between life and death,” according to Claude Carillo, a departmental secretary of the police union Alliance 91 interviewed on RTL. “Our deputy security has been placed in an induced coma in a condition deemed very, very serious,” explained the union official. The second – a police the mother of three children – “is very shocked and is expected to come out much more easily,” he added, condemning “a murder attempt toward” his four colleagues.
“The crew who was in a vehicle of police was in charge of the surveillance of a video camera near a red light at Viry-Châtillon. A dozen individuals have taken to them with throwing Molotov cocktails,” said a police source, stating that this assault had taken place shortly before 15 hours. “Two police officers have been seriously injured. They suffer from extensive burns and have been taken to a paris hospital”, she added.
other officers arrived as reinforcements in a second car “have suffered also throwing Molotov cocktails,” said the police source. They have been “slightly injured and very shocked, and evacuated to a hospital”. The two police cars attacked were burned and destroyed. “You may think that it was organised and premeditated,” said the director general of the national police, Jean-Marc Falcone, who visited the site and said he is “scandalized”.
the minister of The Interior Bernard Cazeneuve has condemned Saturday afternoon “acts of extreme gravity,” saying that everything was put in force to “arrest the perpetrators of these intolerable acts”.
François Hollande, for his part, denounced it as “shameful and intolerable,” the assault of four police officers, calling for the perpetrators to be “sentenced to a penalty to the extent of the seriousness of their act”. In the early evening, the prime minister, Manuel Valls said that “the perpetrators of these attacks will be pursued relentlessly and brought to justice. At a time when the security forces respond with courage to the threats our country is facing, acts as intolerable and called for exemplary sanctions”
significant reinforcements police officers were sent to the site. At this stage, no arrest has been made, according to the police source. These acts of violence are occurring in the city of La Grande borne, a red light, which has long been the theatre of flights to the door with violence. For more than a year, the city is trying to regain the territory to the attackers at this intersection says “the Bakery”, the name of the nearby bakery, and for this purpose installed a cctv camera, the policemen attacked were responsible for monitoring. This camera is brand new: the previous one had been destroyed two weeks ago with the help of a van stolen, used as a car-ram and then set on fire in Molotov cocktail. The scene, violent, had taken place at lunch time, under the eyes of many passers-by.
A security perimeter was established around the crossroads. Many police officers, armed with launchers for tear gas grenades and shields and helmets were posted at the entrance of the city, even as trucks of CRS. The investigation has been entrusted to the safety of the département of the Essonne.
“You have to deal with assassins but we are working together with the State. This attack will speed things up. The next step is to go inside the Large Terminal to stop all these trades, because it is that the camera bother,” said mayor Jean-Marie Vilain (IDU).