The person, thought to be in the early 40s, yelled ‘Allahu Akbar’ before launching an attack on people from the public on Avenue Frederic-Estebe.
More to follow along with…
Law enforcement union SGP unit responded immediately and “gives its full support towards the officials involved” while praising the “professional and cool” handling of the “delicate” situation.
Based on local reports, the person is well-known to authorities.
The attacker wasn’t transporting any weapons but two victims were come to hospital with minor injuries.
The perpetrator is considered to possess remained inside a psychological hospital before he was launched in April this season and apparently burst into tears when officials were able to detain him.
Officials were rapidly alerted towards the situation by passersby and it required three officials to create the problem in check, according to French news site La Depeche.
One man told local media: “I was chatting and that he leaped upon us. He first caught my boy after which beat my daughter. We ran.”