Videos circulating online clearly show the incident.
Mr. Macron, 43, approached people waiting behind a barricade in Tain-l’Hermitage after he visited a high school as part of a tour to check France‘s “pulse” ahead of an expected reelection bid next year.
The incident prompted a flurry of action from Mr. Macron‘s security detail and whoops of surprise from bystanders, who whipped out their phones to catch the fallout.
French news outlets reported the man was detained.
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