Based on similar incidents, the women, one of whom was hit in the back of the head, are likely French with the attacker probably of North African origin.
The two were attacked on the street Chalon-sur-Saone – with one being struck in the back of the head.
Cops have launched a manhunt following the incident, deploying a police helicopter.
French media reports witnesses said the man shouted “Allahu Akbar”.
From CIW NEWS Contributor
France immigration war
Chalon-sur-Saone, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France
France (FR) is estimated to have a population of 66.8 million with a growth rate during 2010-2015 of 0.5% pa.
At the same rate of change, in five years' time its population will increase by 1.7 million.