Gilets jaunes boxer who punched police given one-year jail sentence squib

Christophe Dettinger was caught on camera attacking an officer at a protest in Paris

A former French light-heavyweight champion who punched and kicked a police officer during a gilets jaunes (yellow vests) protest in Paris has been given a one-year prison term.

Christophe Dettinger was caught on camera on 5 January throwing a flurry of punches at an officer during clashes on a footbridge over the River Seine.

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