A police officer was stabbed in Saint-Denis this Friday evening. (image Clément Lanot)
A police officer was wounded with a knife during an intervention in Saint-Denis (Seine-Saint-Denis) this Friday evening. He was taken to hospital.
A fight broke out between several people in the Landy district of Saint-Denis shortly before 8 p.m. A crew from the Territorial Contact Brigade (BTC) quickly went there to put an end to the fight.
During this intervention, one of the officials was stabbed to the left elbow with a stab. The aggressor was arrested as well as another protagonist.
Driven to hospital
The policeman who suffered from a fairly deep wound of a few centimeters, first received first aid from his colleagues and was then transported to the Percy army instruction hospital, in Clamart (Hauts-de- Seine) by the firefighters. “He lost a lot of blood at the time but fortunately his state of health does not inspire concern”, specifies a police source. In addition, four other individuals were injured during this brawl.
“This morning we have a special thought for our colleague injured last night during an intervention in Saint-Denis”, reacted this Saturday morning the police headquarters, on Twitter. ” We wish him a quick recovery. “