This Sunday, the police should bring to justice the most virulent night owls who attacked Friday evening the police on the quays of the Garonne, in Toulouse.

That evening, the banks were crowded, as well as the Saint-Pierre and de la Daurade places, and a large number of revelers struggled to end their evening at 11 p.m., curfew schedule since Wednesday. , as part of a new phase of deconfinement.

Some attacked municipal and national police and seven people were arrested for "aggravated violence against persons holding public authority".

Call for “everyone's responsibility”

“If such excesses were to recur, the troublemakers would be arrested and the prosecution immediately seized.

Étienne Guyot, prefect of Haute-Garonne, calls for strict compliance with measures to combat Covid-19 and for everyone's responsibility, ”the prefecture said in a statement.

And to recall that the failure to respect the curfew is punished by a fine of 135 euros and up to 3,750 euros in the event of a repeat offense.

Just as gatherings of more than 10 people remain prohibited in public spaces, and the wearing of a mask is compulsory throughout the Haute-Garonne.

Saturday evening, many people were still present on the banks of the Garonne.

“The evacuation ended well after midnight, people didn't want to leave.

This mobilizes a lot of people to ensure respect for the law, and during that time, we are not elsewhere, ”notes a Toulouse police official.


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  • Deconfinement

  • Police

  • Garonne

  • Covid 19

  • Coronavirus

  • Toulouse