The National Rally leader’s daughter was physically assaulted when she was out with her cousin, newspaper le Parisien reports.
One of Marine le Pen’s daughters was assaulted in the early hours of Friday morning in Nanterre while out in a bowling bar in the Nelson-Mandela Place.
On Thursday night, the 19-year-old young woman was having a fun night with her 18-year-old cousin, bowling and eating in a bar, in Nanterre.
Around 2:00 a.m, the police were called out to a fight that had broken out in the Place. When they arrived on the scene, police found the 2 cousins with their heads bleeding.
2 suspects were quickly arrested; a 32-year-old man and a 47-year-old man were taken into custody.
Marine le Pen’s daughter was treated in hospital and will be pressing charges.
For now, the motive behind the assault's unknown and the suspects will be interrogated today.
"I learn with disgust that Marine le Pen’s daughter was assaulted. What a disgrace to attack children for their parent’s beliefs… How far will they go?" tweeted Nicolas Dupont-AIgnan, leader of "Debout la France", when he learned of the attack.