The BBC has video of the rioting HERE.
Police look at a car set ablaze 25 November 2007 in Villiers-le-Bel, outside Paris. French police were on alert for a new flare-up of violence in the Paris suburbs, after the death of two teenagers in a crash with a police car sparked six hours of rioting by angry youths.(AFP/Martin Bureau)
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The protesting youth obviously were not interested in talking with the authorities:
Eight people were arrested and 21 police officers were injured—including the town’s police chief who was beaten in the face after he tried to negotiate with the rioters, a police official said on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media.