NINJA attacks and injures two French policewomen with katana sword before being shot and injured 

  • A person dressed as a ninja has attacked two feminine cops with a sword
  • He attacked police after crashing a stolen automobile at a service station in Cherbourg
  • The two feminine officers have been hit within the head by the sword after giving chase
  • The ninja was shot by a 3rd officer who fired from close to point-blank vary
  • He was hit within the abdomen and transported to hospital in a critical situation
  • A police spokesperson mentioned there have been no rapid indicators of a terrorist motive  

By David Averre For Mailonline

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A person dressed as a ninja has attacked two feminine cops with a katana sword in northwestern France after crashing a stolen automobile throughout a police pursuit. 

The ninja, who crashed the stolen Citroen C3 right into a service station in Tourlaville on the outskirts of Cherbourg, leapt from the automobile brandishing a katana and descended on the two feminine cops who had given chase.

Both officers sustained blows to the top – one on the chin and one within the face – from the blade-wielding maniac, before he was shot by a 3rd officer who fired from contained in the police automobile at close to point-blank vary.

The officer fired three photographs which struck the ninja within the stomach and allowed him to be pinned down and incapacitated. 

The ninja has since been transported to hospital in a critical situation, alongside with the two feminine officers whose accidents are usually not regarded as critical. 

A police spokeswoman mentioned there have been no rapid indicators that the assailant had a terrorist motive. 

Officers who searched the stolen car within the aftermath of the incident found the assailant was in possession of a full arsenal of weapons together with a number of swords, a bow and crossbow, and ‘ninja stars’. 

An picture posted on social media exhibits the scene of the crash and ensuing sword assault by which two feminine cops sustained head accidents. The assailant, dressed as a ninja, was shot thrice by a 3rd officer and is in a critical situation.

The assault passed off after the assailant crashed a stolen automobile on the Leclerc service station in Tourlaville, Cherbourg, northwestern France

The saga started when the cops noticed a gray Citroen C3 that registered as a stolen within the Malakoff district of Cherbourg. 

They started to comply with the automobile, which took off in an easterly path in direction of Tourlaville on the outskirts of Cherbourg, prompting the officers to provide chase. 

After a brief pursuit, the motive force of the C3 lost management and crashed at Tourlaville’s Leclerc service station at round 3:45pm.

The officers have been approaching the automobile when the motive force, who they’d supposed to apprehend, turned out to be wearing a ninja swimsuit and armed with what gave the impression to be a katana. 

A katana is an extended, curved sword utilized by the Japanese samurai from the twelfth – nineteenth centuries.

The assailant swung the blade at each officers, hitting one within the chin and one other within the face as they tried to apprehend him and was solely arrested when a 3rd officer, who was additionally sat within the police automobile, fired three photographs from shut vary. 

The incident prompted a serious response from French regulation enforcement, and by 4:15pm the service station had been utterly sealed off as scores of police, ambulance crews and firefighters descended on the scene. 

The two policewomen, who in line with a police assertion have been in shock however not significantly injured, have been taken to the close by Cotentin public hospital in Cherbourg.

Meanwhile, a helicopter arrived on the scene to stabilise the assailant and transport him for additional medical remedy.

The police spokesperson mentioned the ‘ninja’ was in a critical situation after being shot within the abdomen and held down by officers. 

The identification of the assailant has not but been revealed. 

ALERTE – Deux policières ont été blessées au sabre par un individu habillé en ninja à #Cherbourg, dans la Manche, après un vol de voiture. L’agresseur a été neutralisé par balles (France Bleu).

— Infos Françaises (@InfosFrancaises) December 2, 2021



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