April 25th local time, France’s national anti-terrorism prosecutor Jean-Francois Richar told a press conference on the 23rd in the northern French province of Evelyn Rambouillet attack police death investigation. He said the attacker was an extremist.
The 36-year-old attacker, Jamal, was from Tunisia and had not previously been on the extremist list of intelligence agencies, Richar said.
Mr. Richar also said local surveillance video showed the attackers going to the police station several times and carrying out attacks with knives as the victim returned to the station from the parking lot.
Investigators analyzed information jamal posted on social media sites, religious extremist content and items he had viewed on his mobile phone before the attack, and slogans shouted at the time of the attack, and concluded that the attacker was an extremist with a minor personality disorder.
As of that morning, five people, including the attacker’s father, had been arrested in connection with the case, Richar said.
It was also reported that Tunisia’s ambassador to France on the 25th in a press release sent to AFP, the 23rd attack expressed strong condemnation.