One policeman in reflective
safety vest was dragged for nearly 20 meters, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014,
around 4:30 am, in Sotteville-lès-Rouen, by an individual run. The criminal was
arrested and will be judged on Monday.
Shortly after 4 am on the night of Friday 17 to Saturday, October 18,
2014, witnesses reported that an individual has been introduced, by climbing
the gate in a construction company located in the enclosure Hauling way to
Sotteville-lès-Rouen, in the Greater Rouen.
A police-rescue crew in fluorescent yellow reflective vest with reflective fabric shining at night goes
there. The hotel seems deserted, but police noticed a car, which "starts
with a bang, lights out," reports a source close to the investigation.
He drags the officer about twenty meters
What follows is a chase that leads the police in downtown
Sotteville-lès-Rouen, rue de la République. "Everyone tries to flee on
foot, but was caught by a policeman. That's when he begins to struggle, "says
the investigator. The man, who left his door open is finally back down and back
into his car, with the engine still running. It speeds. The policeman is
hanging on his arm, dragged "about twenty meters" before arriving to
The official "is hurt, especially in the shoulder," said his
colleague. The fleeing driver managed to flee to his home, not far away. Around
7:30, the suspect, aged 29, is arrested at his home and taken into custody.
According to preliminary, he was not drunk during the attempted arrest,
three hours earlier. But he did not hold a driving license. In the boot of his
Renault Laguna, investigators found a canister containing 30 liters of diesel.
Some fuel was spilled in the trunk of the car. Presented to the prosecution,
Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, he was jailed pending trial in immediate appearance
scheduled this Monday, Oct. 20.