French President Macron slapped during crowd walkabout

Two people were arrested in connection with the incident.

French President Emmanuel Macron was unexpectedly slapped in the face on Tuesday by a man in a crowd of onlookers while on a walkabout in southern France, a video of the incident showed.


Macron’s security entourage quickly intervened to pull the man to the ground and move Macron away from him. Two people were arrested in connection with the incident.


The incident took place while the President was on a visit to the Drome region in south-eastern France, where he met restaurateurs and students to talk about how life is returning to normal after COVID-19.

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