A former professional boxer who was filmed at the weekend punching a police officer on a bridge in central Paris during a “yellow vest” protest is being sought by police in France.
In shocking images, the man is seen hitting the policeman, who falls to the ground and is kicked by protesters.
His former coach has defended him, saying the assault was carried out in response to a police attack on a woman.
Some 50,000 protesters took to the streets on Saturday in French cities.
The man, who has been named by French media as 37-year-old Christophe Dettinger, is a former heavyweight professional boxer. Read more