The 19-year-old student suspected ofto have thrown an egg on the president, Emmanuel Macron, on Monday, in the aisles of the International Catering, Hotel and Food Fair (Sirha) was hospitalized under duress in a psychiatric establishment, the Lyon prosecutor’s office announced on Tuesday, September 28.
Placed in police custody immediately after the facts, the young man “Was the subject yesterday [lundi], at the request of the Lyon public prosecutor’s office, a psychiatric examination which concluded that his discernment was abolished ”, specifies the prosecution in a press release.
He was admitted to the Vinatier hospital center, a psychiatric establishment located in Lyon.
“I’ll go see him”
Monday morning, while Emmanuel Macron was pacing the aisles of Sirha, an egg had bounced on his shoulder without breaking. The author of the jet, who was at a short distance, was quickly arrested and handcuffed.
“If he has something to tell me, let him come”, commented the President of the Republic after being touched by the egg. “I’ll go see him later.” Go get it “, he added.
June 8, Emmanuel Macron had been punched in the face by a man on the sidelines of a trip to Tain-L’Hermitage in the Drôme, causing a major wave of protests within the political class. Judged in immediate appearance two days after the facts, his attacker, unemployed and living from the RSA, had been sentenced to four months in prison. He was released from prison on September 21.