This morning around 9:45 am, six people, including four children, were attacked with knives in a park in the city of Annecy. The assailant was arrested and taken into custody. He is believed to be a 31-year-old Syrian asylum seeker. In his asylum file, he declared himself a Christian from Syria. Married to a Swedish woman, he is the father of a three-year-old child.
"We have a letter to read to you" announces Cyril Hanouna this Thursday, June 8 in "Touche pas à mon poste". Former footballer Anthony Le Tallec, who was present at the time, "would like us to read a letter tonight". Earlier in the day, he had given his testimony through his social networks.
A first testimony "in a state of shock"
The guy arrives in front of me, the cops are behind him but can't catch him. He comes towards me so I move a little away and he goes straight on grandpa and granny. He stabs the grandpa once, the cops behind can not catch him and I tell them but 'shoot him, kill him, he is stabbing everyone'" said a few minutes after the tragedy the former Liverpool player. Anthony Le Tallec then denounced the "slowness of the intervention" of the police. It is on this very point that he wishes to clarify this evening, through TPMP.
"We all thought about that today. We all put ourselves in the shoes of the people present in this park," says Cyril Hanouna before beginning to read aloud the text written by Anthony Le Tallec: "Today, I lived the worst day of my life by witnessing abominable acts on defenseless victims. I can't stop thinking about these families."
He supports police officers
Anthony Le Tallec then explains that he gave his testimony this morning in "a state of shock and revolted a few minutes after the criminal was neutralized by the police". "I gave my testimony to the media with great emotion, with an immense feeling of helplessness," he said. "I want to highlight the fact that the police officers who pursued the assailant with great courage did their utmost to protect the population on the spot. I am not a police officer to live this kind of situation and I do not want in any way to question their courage, their good will to arrest the armed criminal. I really want us to care about the state of health of the victims for whom I pray and insist on the quality of the intervention of the police thanks to whom the list of victims has not grown, "continues the sportsman.
A clarification welcomed by the table of chroniclers. Anthony Le Tallec was announced tonight in "C à vous" on France 5, but it is finally "Touche pas à mon poste" on C8 that he chose at the last moment as a platform for his mea-culpa.
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