VIDEO: French President Sarkozy Grabbed By Man In Crowd : The Two-Way As Sarkozy was shaking hands with people in southern France, a man reached out and grabbed the president's shoulder — almost pulling him down. Guards tackled the man. Sarkozy did not appear to be injured.
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VIDEO: French President Sarkozy Grabbed By Man In Crowd

There was a scary moment in Brax, France, earlier today when a man grabbed President Nicolas Sarkozy by the shoulder and almost pulled the French leader down.

Guards quickly tackled the man and got him away from Sarkozy, who did not appear to be injured. The incident happened as the president was walking down a line of people, shaking hands.

The French cable network BFMTV.com has the video: