two people in custody

The owner of the pavilion and the organizer of the clandestine evening in Val-de-Marne which brought together in the night from Friday to Saturday between 300 and 400 people were both taken into custody, AFP learned on Sunday. police source.

The two men were arrested after a party bringing together hundreds of people “in total disregard of health rules” was organized in Joinville-le-Pont in a private residence.

Alerted by residents, police officers intervened to interrupt this private and clandestine party had been attacked by revelers “obviously very drunk”, according to a source familiar with the matter.

“Unhappy”, they threw bottles at them, according to the police headquarters.

The agents then used de-encirclement grenades and evacuated these guests.

An investigation for violence against people holding public authority has been opened and entrusted to the departmental security, announced the public prosecutor of Val-de-Marne.

During this celebration, a man was injured and taken to hospital. He was then tested positive for Covid-19, according to a police source.

In a statement released on Saturday afternoon, the police headquarters invited all those present “to be tested as soon as possible and to isolate themselves at least until receipt of the results of their test”.

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