The Val d’Oise police have announced the opening of a judicial investigation following racist insults uttered against a delivery man on Sunday evening in front of a restaurant in Cergy.

[Updated May 31, 2021 at 11:50 am] The assault on a home meal delivery man on Sunday evening in Cergy has been reacting to social networks since last night. This was filmed and broadcast on the web, creating a flood of indignant reactions. We see a young black man taken to task by an individual professing racist insults, in front of the Brasco restaurant. The Licra (International League against Racism and Anti-Semitism) wanted to react. “Our legal committee is studying the elements of the case without delay and will act accordingly,” the association said. The Val d’Oise police published a short press release on social networks to report on the consequences of the police: “Following the threats and insults uttered last night in Cergy, repeated on a number of social networks , we are opening a judicial inquiry to identify the perpetrator and establish the facts “.

The Minister Delegate at the Ministry of the Interior, Marlène Schiappa, also reacted on Monday, May 31. “Faced with this new shocking, violent and racist attack on a home meal delivery man, I asked that we study the possibility of an article 40 to report the facts to the Public Prosecutor. Racism does not. is not an opinion! ”she said.

In the video of several minutes, we can clearly hear the attacker making racist remarks against a delivery man and the person filming the incident, including: “You dirty black, nobody even touches you with a stick (sic) “.

We have learned of the shocking images and racist comments linked to the assault of a delivery man yesterday, Sunday, in #cergy. Our legal committee is studying the details of the case without delay and will act accordingly. pic.twitter.com/Micfr0uZCT

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The establishment in front of which this assault took place also posted a public message on social networks. “Following the incident that occurred last night on the forecourt, we would like to point out that it is absolutely not one of our employees but an Uber Eats delivery man. The Brasco restaurant has no live delivery person. and goes through platforms that obviously do not check the profile of their employees, “said the restaurant, adding:” We will file a complaint in the morning to ensure that this does not happen again. We are equally shocked. that you and strongly condemn this kind of statement which goes against the philosophy of our restaurant. We hope that the necessary will be done so that this does not happen again “.

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Video of the assault in Cergy
Complaint from the Cergy restaurant

[Updated May 31, 2021 at 11:50 am] The assault on a home meal delivery man on Sunday evening in Cergy has caused the networks to react since last night …

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