French President Emmanuel Macron was slapped in the face on Tuesday by a man in a crowd of onlookers while on a walkabout in southern France.
In a video of the incident on social media, Macron’s security entourage quickly intervened to pull the man to the ground.
Reports in France claim two people were arrested in connection with the incident
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The incident took place while Macron was on a visit to the Drome region in south-eastern France, where he met restaurateurs and students to talk about how life is returning to normal after the COVID-19 epidemic.