Our Community. Our Nation. Our World.
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations

VIDEO: French President Sarkozy Grabbed By Man In Crowd

There was a scary moment in Brax, France, earlier today when a man grabbed President Nicolas Sarkozy by the shoulder and almost pulled the French leader down.

Guards quickly tackled the man and got him away from Sarkozy, who did not appear to be injured. The incident happened as the president was walking down a line of people, shaking hands.

The French cable network BFMTV.com has the video:

Copyright 2020 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.