A police officer was hospitalised after being hit in the face with a stone after responding to a report about a robbery in one of Paris’s “hot” suburbs, police said.
According to the police union, the officer and a colleague fell into an ambush and were surrounded by about 30 youths, some wearing masks. The youths blocked the police vehicle with their cars and sprayed the officers with tear gas.
The two officers escaped after firing their pistols into the air.
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Hat Tip Tom Pechinski