A man punched French President Emmanuel Macron when he was visiting southwestern France. This can be seen in images on YouTube.
The man is in a crowd behind fences as Macron approaches. When Macron wants to speak to the man, he lashes out at Macron’s face, the images show.
Security officials immediately pull Macron away and push the man to the ground.
The beating man and another person have been arrested. The man shouted the slogan ‘A bas la Macronie’, criticizing Macron’s policy.
The incident took place in Tain-l’Hermitage, below Lyon, French media report.