Man who attacked policewoman in Western France was radicalised in jail - source 

A French gendarme secures the area after an assailant stabbed and badly wounded a policewoman in La Chapelle-sur-Erdre, western France, May 28, 2021. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

May 28, 2021

PARIS (Reuters) - A man who stabbed and badly wounded a policewoman on Friday in the town of La Chapelle-sur-Erdre in western France was reported by prison staff to have been radicalised in jail, a source close to the investigation said.

The source also said the man, who was released from jail in March following a conviction for violence, had psychological disorders.

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