A 17-year-old, suspected to have participated in the preparation of Molotov cocktails used during the assault at the beginning of October four police officers in Viry-Châtillon, Essonne, france) has been indicted and arrested, said on Saturday the public prosecutor of Evry to the AFP.
The teenager has been “indicted for complicity in the attempted murder on persons holding public authority,” said Eric Lallement, partially confirming information of France Info.
A second minor 15 years of age, suspected as the first to have “in particular” part in the manufacture of incendiary devices, has been placed “under status of witness assisted”, an intermediary between the indictment and that of an ordinary witness, has added the magistrate.
The two teenagers were arrested Thursday in the framework of judicial information on the assault and interviewed by the investigators of the Safety of the département of the Essonne.The 17-year-old is the first suspect indicted in this case at the origin of a vast movement of discontent in the police force.
at the Beginning of November, three young men of 16, 19 and 22 years of age, suspected of having filmed and then put online videos of the assault, had been arrested and then released. None of the direct perpetrators of the aggression has so far been arrested, in spite of the research of DNA carried out on objects found on the scene of the attack and the analysis of several video-tapes.
On October 8, fifteen of the attackers had set fire to two police cars, occupied by four agents in the surveillance mission in the vicinity of a red light to the sensitive area of the Great Terminal known for its robberies with violence on motorists.
the Two policemen were very seriously burned, of whom one, the deputy security of 28 years, is still being cared for at the Saint-Louis hospital in Paris, according to a police source. The other two officers have been most slightly affected. This attack sparked a wave of anger among police officers, which continues with new protests on Saturday in several cities of France.