What is the Épervier plan which was triggered after the attack on the prison van in Eure?

What is the Épervier plan which was triggered after the attack on the prison van in Eure?
What is the Épervier plan which was triggered after the attack on the prison van in Eure?

uA hunt is underway after the attack on Tuesday, May 14, of a prison van at the Incarville tollbooth (Eure). At least two officers were killed while transporting a detainee between Évreux and Rouen, and three others were injured, two seriously. The said inmate fled with the criminals. All are actively sought by law enforcement.

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To find them, the Épervier plan was triggered, announced the Minister of the Interior Gérald Darmanin on X. This system is engaged following a kidnapping, an escape or during the search and apprehension of ‘a wanted person. This operation is launched and directed by the gendarmerie commander of the department concerned. In this vehicular attack, it concerns the department of Eure.

200 gendarmes mobilized

The Épervier plan, which can also be called the “Owl plan” if the operation takes place at night, consists of deploying gendarmerie personnel on strategic points, such as major roads, and crisscrossing the perimeter to find the individual(s). research. The system thus makes it possible to install roadblocks, but also to call on regional resources to intercept fleeing people.

In this case, 200 gendarmes are involved, mainly from Seine-Maritime, Calvados, Val-d’Oise and Yvelines. Bikers from Eure, the GIGN from Satory and a helicopter are also participating in this hunt.

READ ALSO The day the Kouachi brothers came off the radarIn the past, the Épervier plan has already been triggered several times, notably to find the Kouachi brothers, after the attacks perpetrated against Charlie Hebdo in 2015. The system was also set up in 2018 in the hunt for the robber Rédoine Faïd who had escaped from his prison.

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