While French President Nicolas Sarkozy was shaking hands during a meet and greet in the town of Brax in southern France, a man pulled him by his suit into the barrier almost knocking him to the ground.
The unidentified assailant was immediately tackled by security officers. French police say the man is being held in the nearby town of Agen. It is not immediately clear what the mans motive was for the attack on the president. [View Source]