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Police officer injured in Sochaux after a refusal to comply: a man indicted and imprisoned


Highlights: Police officer injured after refusing to comply with order to stop. Officer suffered a broken wrist, a broken shoulder and a broken ribs. The officer was injured while trying to stop another man from fleeing. The man was arrested and is being held in custody pending a court hearing. The incident occurred in the town of Lille, in the north-east of the country, on Friday night. The victim is a 22-year-old man from Lille who was trying to escape from a police station.

The man, who was wanted for escape, seriously injured a police officer with his vehicle, after refusing to comply.

The 22-year-old man prosecuted for seriously injuring a police officer after a refusal to comply in Sochaux (Doubs) was indicted and placed in provisional detention, we learned Saturday from the prosecutor's office of Montbéliard.

A judicial investigation of the charges of attempted murder on a person holding public authority and refusal to comply was opened against the accused, said the prosecutor's office, confirming initial information from the East Republican. The young man was jailed around 19 p.m. on Saturday.

Thursday a police officer of the Anti-Crime Brigade (BAC) of the Montbéliard police station was seriously injured "while he participated, with two colleagues, in the arrest of a 22-year-old man" already convicted and the subject of a search warrant for escape, said the public prosecutor Friday.

The officer suffers from several fractures

One of the police officers had used his service weapon three times, shooting the wanted person in the hip. In parallel, an investigation was opened for "violence with weapons" in relation to these shootings.

The accused would, according to the first elements of the investigation, reverse with his vehicle, hitting the policeman who was trying to prevent him from fleeing.

The latter was driven "under the chassis of the vehicle". Despite his screams and the injunctions to stop, the young man would have continued his escape, this time from the front, hitting the vehicle of the BAC, "and taking away the victim trapped under the chassis".

The police officer, hospitalized, would suffer from "a double fracture of the left wrist, a fracture of the right shoulder blade, broken ribs and head trauma". The accused, injured in the hip, was operated Friday morning.

Source: leparis

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