French President Emmanuel #Macron was #slapped across the face by a bystander during a trip to #southeast France on Tuesday in a security scare on the second stop of a nationwide tour. Images on social media and broadcast on the BFM news channel showed Macron approach a barrier to greet voters, where a long-haired man in a green t-shirt took hold of his elbow and then slapped him. Macron’s bodyguards quickly intervened and two people were #detained afterwards, local officials said.

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