A 29-year-old man was arrested and taken into custody in Clermont-Ferrand (Puy-de-Dôme) on Sunday.

He is suspected of having caused material damage in a traffic accident before fleeing, reports

La Montagne


The facts would have occurred in the morning around 10:15 am.

After fleeing, the respondent would have been subdued by passers-by before the arrival of the police, details the daily.

He allegedly assaulted the police

Very agitated and visibly tipsy, the man would have been violent towards the police.

In addition to insults against them, the young man would have refused to submit to alcohol and drug tests.

Two officials were reportedly slightly injured during the intervention.

The suspect was reportedly ultimately incapacitated with the help of passers-by and reinforcements.

At the end of his police custody, he was brought before the Clermont-Ferrand prosecutor's office.

He was to be tried this Tuesday in immediate appearance, indicate our colleagues.


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  • Police

  • Violence

  • Clermont-Ferrand

  • Road accident