The violence began around 11 p.m. Monday evening in the district of Argenteuil, in the Val-d'Oise, where Sabri, 18, the young man who died on a motorcycle, was born on the night of Saturday to Sunday near D '' a car of the Anti-Crime Brigade (BAC).
Six people arrested, three police officers injured
"Six people" were arrested during the violence, said a police source. "Three police officers were injured by projectile jets", including fireworks, added the source. The police used tear gas.
In total, three cars were set on fire and around twenty garbage and litter fires were identified, according to the same source. The clashes between young people and the police lasted until 3 am Sunday evening, brief scuffles had already broken out in Argenteuil. Cars and garbage cans had been set on fire and bus shelters ransacked.
Investigation in progress to determine the circumstances of the accident
An investigation is underway to determine the circumstances of the accident which took place in a suburban district of the city when the driver, without helmet, struck a concrete electric pole located on a sidewalk.
According to the first findings, he was not being chased by the BAC car, the Pontoise prosecution said on Monday, which said that "the first conclusions" of the accidentology expertise also went in the direction of " no impact between the police vehicle and the motorcycle. " The victim's family has announced their intention to file a complaint.