A man was arrested Tuesday evening in Nanterre (Hauts-de-Seine) during the investigation opened after the attack in early October against two violent police officers who had been attacked in Herblay (Val-d’Oise), we learned from a source. close to the research. The suspect, whose identity or alleged role has not been specified, was arrested at his home at 9 p.m., the source told AFP and confirmed information from BFMTV. He was arrested by police from the Research and Intervention Brigade (BRI) and RAID, she added.
Two suspects have been actively sought by criminal investigators for almost two months in the violent assault on officials in an industrial area of Herblay on Oct. 7. Members of the Cergy-Pontoise judicial police, the two police officers, aged 30 and 45, had been attacked by three people while in an unmarked car around 10:30 pm. After knocking them to the ground, the attackers stole their service weapons and opened fire on them several times, seriously injuring them.
Six days after this violent attack, a first man, 28 years old, who had surrendered to the Versailles police, was charged with “attempted murder of persons with official authorityAnd placed in detention. This attack had provoked outrage from the police unions and many reactions, the Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin believed they were “sex».