Three soldiers on leave from Operation Sentinel were arrested Friday in Paris, suspected of assaulting two petanque players near the Tuileries Garden, report the Parisian and LCI. Both media say the military was drunk at the time.
The incident occurred Friday around 19:30, while two friends in their fourties were playing a game of petanque in the 1st arrondissement of Paris. According to LCI's story, three "visibly drunk" men approached, one grabbing the jack "without any explanation" and throwing him away, drawing a finger from one of them. players. The Parisian says that the soldiers then "kicked and punched" the two friends.
When they arrived on the spot, the police proceeded to the interpellation of the three soldiers, of which it "emanated a strong odor of alcohol", specifies an agent with the newspaper. The two bowlers filed a complaint, according to LCI.