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Sarkozy attacked by pedestrian

Man pushed French President to the ground during visit


 

A man is in police custody and may face up to 3 years in prison and a 45,000 euro fine after attacking French President Nicolas Sarkozy during the his walkabout in Toulouse, France on Thursday. Sarkozy, 55, was shaking hands with people behind a fence, when a man reached out his hand, took the President by his suit lapel, and pushed him to the ground. Plainclothes security guards were quick to jump in and arrest the man, who is currently detained in Agen.

The Daily Mail


 
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