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Besançon: two minors in police custody after threatening a teacher with a weapon


The two minors, high school students from an establishment located in a sensitive district of Besançon, were already known to the police.

Two minors were placed in police custody on Tuesday after threatening a teacher with a weapon which ultimately turned out to be fake in a college in Besançon, we learned on Wednesday May 18 from the public prosecutor Étienne Manteaux.

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The facts took place at the Clairs soleils college, said the prosecutor, confirming information from the daily L'Est Républicain.

According to the newspaper, the two boys began to disrupt a lesson before brandishing a weapon in the direction of the teacher who tried to intervene.

The establishment is located in a sensitive area of ​​Besançon.

The two minors, already known to the police, fled but were arrested shortly afterwards.

The prosecution was to extend the custody of these minors aged "

13 and over

" on Wednesday, said Étienne Manteaux, who will hold a press briefing on Thursday at 4:00 p.m. on this file.

According to L'Est Républicain, the teacher and the principal of the Clairs soleils college have filed a complaint, which the prosecution has not confirmed.

The rectorate and the academic inspectorate did not respond to AFP's requests immediately.

Source: lefigaro

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