The man who struck French President Emmanuel Macron said that he had not planned to hit the head of state, the media reported, citing sources close to the investigation.
The man-made a statement to this effect during questioning, reports BFMTV.
According to these reports, the detention of the two people after the attack on Macron decided to extend.
As a reminder, Macron was slapped while communicating with citizens in the French department of Drome. Two people were detained afterward.
After that, a copy of Adolf Hitler's book Mein Kampf and a gun was found in the possession of one of the suspects.