This Saturday morning in Ivry-sur-Seine (Val-de-Marne), the police were the target of a knife attack committed by a man in his thirties that they came to arrest.

According to

Le Figaro

, around 11:30 am, the emergency police team intervened at the post office on boulevard Paul-Vaillant-Couturier after being called because an individual was disrupting the work of the agents.

The individual was blocking, among other things, the access door to the establishment and seemed to be suffering from a "crisis of dementia", according to the police headquarters.

The police intervened today at #IvrySurSeine for an individual in crisis of dementia.

A policeman was slightly injured in the hand by a knife during the intervention, we wish him a speedy recovery.

The individual was quickly arrested.

- Police Prefecture (@prefpolice) July 31, 2021

Seeing the


, the thirty-something fled, still according to

Le Figaro

, and pulled out a knife when two police officers tried to check his identity.

Still according to our colleagues, the man tried to stab one of the two men in the chest and managed to cut the hand of the other policeman, seriously injuring him.

The violent individual was finally subdued with the use of an electric pulse gun, arrested and taken into custody.

The policeman with an injured hand was taken to hospital for surgery.


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