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DIRECT. Movement of yellow vests: 14 arrests in Nantes

New day of mobilization of Yellow vestss with a rally this Saturday on the outskirts of the Brittany tower in Nantes.

The first demonstrators arrived around 1 pm

Vests yellow, manif, Nantes, January 12, 2019, France 3

The yellow vests then began to march in the city center where two different processions were formed. In the middle of the afternoon, the demonstrators regrouped rue du Calvaire where traders lowered the curtain one after the other.

14 people were arrested, especially for throwing projectiles on law enforcement and damage. A dozen businesses have been the target of attacks, including banking, real estate and travel agencies.

Several shop windows were destroyed, including Berruyer street, on the side of Guist'hau.

The showcase of Societe Generale, rue Berruyer in Nantes, after the passage of the Yellow Vests event, January 12, 2019 / © Denis Leroy - France 3 Pays de la Loire
The showcase of Societe Generale, rue Berruyer in Nantes, after the passage of the Yellow Vests event, January 12, 2019 / © Denis Leroy – France 3 Pays de la Loire

Two cars were burned. Many garbage fires have also been identified.

The authorities estimate 400 violent people, among the 2,600 demonstrators they have identified.

► The crisis room of the police of Nantes

Yellow vests: the police crisis room in Nantes

AT Saint Nazaireafter the clashes last Saturday, the parade of yellow vests took place in calm. For this new day of mobilization, Claude d'Harcourt, the prefect of Loire-Atlantique, had launched Friday "a call to calm, responsibility and dialogue".

"I say to those who see things only violently, that they are identified,"

warned the prefect, "there will be legal proceedings", "justice will pass, it will certainly pass hard".

For this new day of mobilization, "no manifestation has been declared" in prefecture reminded the latter.

► The interview of Claude d'Harcourt, the prefect of Loire-Atlantique

Movement of yellow vests: ITV Claude d'Harcourt

At Le Mans, the yellow vests are given an appointment Republic Square around 1 pm They were around 2,000 for this gathering which was, first, done in the calm. The procession took the direction of the station.

Yellow vests in front of the Mans train station, January 12, 2019 / © Marc Yvard, France 3 Pays de la Loire
Yellow vests in front of the Mans train station, January 12, 2019 / © Marc Yvard, France 3 Pays de la Loire

The demonstrators then went back to the prefecture where first clashes took place when a group of demonstrators decided to attack the security barriers installed around the prefecture. The police then sent tear gas.

Echauffourées in front of the prefecture of Le Mans during the demonstration of yellow jackets of January 12, 2019 / © Marc Yvard, France 3 Pays de la Loire
Echauffourées in front of the prefecture of Le Mans during the demonstration of yellow jackets of January 12, 2019 / © Marc Yvard, France 3 Pays de la Loire

AT Angers250 people gathered quietly in the city center.

Angers, Yellow Vests, protest of January 12, 2019

► The mobilization day of January 12, 2019 in pictures

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