The city of Gabelle, in Fréjus (Var), woke up this Sunday morning with the scars of the violence of Saturday night.
Three cars, one of which was burnt by the municipal police, about fifteen broken shop windows, ransacked street furniture and burnt garbage containers, La Dépêche du midi list.
So much damage related to the violence that punctuated much of the night in this area halfway between Fréjus and Saint-Raphaël.
According to information from BFM, it was residents who called the police around midnight to complain about noise pollution.
On site, officials are attacked upon their arrival by dozens of young people.
They come under mortar fire, projectile jets, and have to call in reinforcements.
This "night of chaos", as described on the channel by the national secretary "Province" of Alliance National Police, Davido Reverdy, will not end until around 3 am.
“When we arrived, 70-80 people came out of the shadows and attacked our colleagues.
This scene of urban guerrilla warfare lasted until 3 am ”, recalls the union representative.
Who speaks of a "known city", "where drugs of course are implanted, and which is very regularly talked about".
“It starts with a simple check to ask young people to return to their homes because in addition they cause nuisance to residents. They simply prevent them from sleeping. And it ends in ambush, with wounded, burnt vehicles, damaged stores ... "" We have three colleagues slightly injured, one from the national police, two from the municipal police ", specifies Davido Reverdy.