The horrifying assault took put in La Chappelle-sur-Erdre, close to the western metropolis of Nantes, soon after 10am.
It follows a series of terrorist attacks across France, such as a feminine police employee being murdered by an Islamist knifeman in the Paris suburb of Rambouillet past thirty day period.
Friday’s assaults noticed the gentleman ‘slash the woman officer quite a few moments with a knife within the law enforcement headquarters,’ in accordance to a nearby law enforcement spokesman.
‘The person then grabbed the officer’s pistol and fled the scene. He is remaining hunted by other officers,’ the spokesman included.
The wounded officer,who has not been named, was rushed to hospital with a ‘very severe thigh damage which could be daily life threatening,’ stated the source.
Meanwhile, customers of the elite GIGN tactical firearms device were being in Nantes, and attempting to discover the attacker.
There was no first clue as to the knifeman’s motives, stated the police spokesman.
The Rambouillet assault was carried out by a 36-12 months-old immigrant from Tunisia, who was himself blasted to death by police immediately after killing the officer.
It adopted 6 years of savage Islamist attacks in France, which includes the beheading of schoolteacher Samuel Paty by a Russian-born terrorist in October very last yr.
The deadliest solitary terrorist attack ever in the nation arrived in November 2015 when 130 persons have been killed in Paris.
Suicide bombers pledging allegiance to ISIS focused the Stade de France, cafes, restaurants and the Bataclan music venue, exactly where 90 died.
Previously in the calendar year, two Paris-born gunmen linked to Al-Qaeda broke into the offices of the Charlie Hebdo satirical journal, leaving 12 dead and 11 wounded.
In July 2016, 86 folks had been killed and extra than 400 hurt when a 19-tonne truck was deliberately driven into crowds on the seafront promenade at Awesome, in the South of France.
The terrorist turned out to be a radicalised Tunisian immigrant who was shot useless by law enforcement.
All through the similar thirty day period, two Isis terrorists murdered an 86-12 months-outdated Catholic priest for the duration of a church service in Normandy.
There have been regular knife assaults on the forces of law and order, leading to the fatalities of serving law enforcement.
In October 2019, a radicalised computer system operative operating at the Paris Prefecture in central Paris stabbed four of his colleagues to dying.
The attacker – who was also shot useless – turned out to be a Muslim convert who held extremist Al-Qaeda and Islamic State literature and photographs on his laptop.