Man shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ arrested after attacking passers-by in Toulouse, France – media (VIDEO)
The alleged attacker, who was released from a psychiatric hospital in April according to La Depeche, punched and kicked passers-by on Avenue Frédéric Estèbe before police responded.
He allegedly started to cry when the four officers finally managed to restrain him. An unnamed police official said the man yelled “Allahu akbar” when carrying out the attack, reports the AP.
The man was unarmed and the incident is not being treated as terrorism-related.
Three of the officers and two bystanders were injured, according to RTL. Two people were taken to Toulouse-Rangueil hospital with minor injuries. Additional police were sent to the area but the situation is now under control.