LIVE. Vans attacked in Incarville (Eure): images of the attack broadcast, the hunt continues

In Eure, several men attacked the prison convoy responsible for transferring an inmate, near the Incarville tollbooth.

LIVE. Vans attacked in Incarville (Eure): images of the attack broadcast, the hunt continues

In Eure, several men attacked the prison convoy responsible for transferring an inmate, near the Incarville tollbooth. Two deaths are to be deplored according to information from AFP.

Two prison vans were attacked this Wednesday, May 14 in Eure. According to information from Le Figaro, three prison officers were killed in this robbery at the Incarville tollbooth, in Val-de-Reuil (Eure). Several armed men attacked the convoy which was transporting a detainee, the latter fled with the attackers. He is known to the courts for attempted homicide, according to Le Parisien.

Two vehicles, a white Audi A5 and a BMW 5 series attacked the prison van during the extraction of an inmate from Rouen towards Evreux. At the request of the police, national road 154 has been closed in the Evreux-Louviers direction at interchange 4 for an indefinite period, announces Bison Futé.

A flagrant investigation was opened by the Paris judicial court and entrusted to Junalco, which specializes in organized crime. The “Epervier” plan has been launched, more than 200 gendarmes are mobilized. Helicopters are currently flying over the area to try to find the fleeing individuals. Gendarmes from the local search section as well as the central GIGN are mobilized.

The Minister of Justice indicated on Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin presents his sincere and saddened condolences to the bereaved families and agents of the Ministry of Justice. All means are being used to find these criminals. On my instructions, several hundred police officers and gendarmes are mobilized,” he declared. Finally, the President of the Republic Emmanuel Macron affirms that “the Nation stands alongside the families, the injured and their colleagues.” “We will be intractable,” he said to X.

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