A police armband.
THOMAS COEX / AFP
It was around 1 a.m. when the fire department was called.
This Sunday, a Nantes police officer was wounded with a knife during a muscular intervention in the Nantes-south district, reports the departmental fire and rescue service of Loire-Atlantique.
The victim, a 27-year-old officer, was reportedly slightly injured after being stabbed in the legs.
A 19-year-old suspect was reportedly arrested and taken into police custody in the wake, complete
The assailant, who was carrying two knives and a hatchet in his backpack, allegedly took out his weapon in an attempt to evade an arrest.
He would have finally let go while trying to flee, surrounded by other police officers who had drawn their pistols.
This arrest was initially motivated by the fact that the young man is suspected of having stolen urban equipment and obstructed traffic in the area of Bourdonnières, indicates the newspaper.
The police had already been the target of firecrackers and fireworks a few days ago in this neighborhood.
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