When confronted, he tried to seize the police officer's weapon. He is, of course, mentally ill. The frightful outbreak of mental illness in France continues.
"Le Mans: A man detained after shouting 'Allah Akbar,'" Le Maine Libre (translated), December 23, 2014 (thanks to Marc):
On Monday morning, police arrested a man who was in the process of destroying Christmas decorations in the city center of Le Mans.