Friday, December 3

A man attacks a police patrol in Cannes with a knife

A man attacked a police patrol with a knife this Monday in the French city of Cannes. The events occurred around 6.30 am (5.30 GMT) in the vicinity of the city’s central police station when a man approached a patrol car, opened the door and attacked one of the agents inside with a knife. according to police sources cited by the France Info station. He then went to open another door of the vehicle, but was “neutralized” before continuing the attack, according to police sources.

The French Minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin, has reported through his Twitter account that the first agent has not been injured thanks to his bulletproof vest, despite the fact that in his first information he indicated that the agent had been stabbed and was injured. According to Le Figaro, the attacker said he was acting on behalf of Muhammad before being neutralized by the police.

The mayor of Cannes, David Lisnard, has specified on his own that none of the people involved has died and that the circumstances of what happened are being clarified.

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