The situation has escalated on the leisure base of Etampes, Essonne, france) Friday, 31 July, reports Le Parisien. A fight broke out during the afternoon, while more than 1,500 people had come to cool off. According to the chairman of the joint union of the base of the recreation, Gérard Hébert, things have degenerated to 18 hours, between two groups of young people, one accusing the other of vol A video, posted on social networks, and since removed, was particularly notable.
The police is called on-the-spot and find themselves surrounded by 200 young people. According to a police source interviewed by the newspaper, the origin of the brawl would be a stolen phone. What's more, "the young are heated by the sun, didn't the families of these obliging them to leave the premises, and draguaient outrageously young women," she said. Police officers make use of it then tear gas to restore calm and disperse the crowd. Some police officers were beaten and others have received death threats.
there were no injuries
calm has returned around 19: 30 and no one was hurt, nothing was broken. Saturday, 1 August, the president of the region Île-de-France Valérie Pécresse said on Twitter that these acts of violence are "unacceptable" and that a complaint will be filed. The vice-president of the regional council Patrick Karam has condemned him as the violence on Twitter.
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The violence that took place on the Island of Leisure Etampes are unacceptable. A complaint will be filed. And the Vice-President @karampatrick will be on site tomorrow to assess the needs of security forces and additional transmit it to the department of the interior https://t.co/BKzUTfrXqj— Valérie Pécresse (@vpecresse) August 1, 2020