“In Sartrouville (department of Yvelines), a man has just been detained near a church where he wanted to stage an attack, like in Nice,” she wrote on her Twitter page.
A #Sartrouville (Yvelines) un homme vient d'être interpellé près d'une église dans laquelle il voulait "faire comme à Nice".
Le mimétisme terroriste menace notre pays en cette veille de fête de la Toussaint, j'appelle a renforcer la sécurité des églises!
- Valérie Pécresse (@vpecresse) October 29, 2020
On October 29, in Nice, France, a man attacked people with a knife.
According to the latest reports, at least three people were killed in the attack.
Later that day, the media reported that police in Avignon, France, had shot and killed a man who was trying to attack the police with a knife.
After some time, it became known about the arrest of someone who was going to attack people with a knife in French Lyon.
At the same time, on October 29, in the Saudi city of Jeddah, an unknown man attacked a guard at the French consulate.
All these events took place almost two weeks after a young man beheaded a teacher in a suburb of Paris.
French President Emmanuel Macron called the murder a terrorist attack.