A police major was stabbed twice by a 39-year-old woman in a state of dementia during an intervention in Nemours (Seine-et-Marne) on the night of Sunday 1 to Monday 2 August, told
a police source Tuesday.
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The police were called around 4:30 a.m. by the defendant's mother while the latter was in the midst of a fit of madness and was damaging her vehicle.
A rescue police crew was quickly dispatched to the scene.
When she arrived, the thirty-something had gone back up to the family apartment and had taken refuge in the kitchen, a knife in her hand.
She had also settled on a window sill, threatening to jump into the void and claiming to want to kill her mother.
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The officials then attempted to bring her back inside the apartment.
It was then that the woman stabbed the crew chief twice, hitting her in the salivary glands and ear.
The police had to use their Taser to neutralize and arrest her.
The latter was admitted to the psychiatry department of the Nemours hospital.
Suffering from two gashes, 1.5 cm and 3.5 cm, the injured police officer was treated quickly.