Vandals that numbered a hundred or more attacked passengers on the no. 4 and no. 12 Metro lines between Marcadet-Poissonniers and Château Rouge, stations. They stripped passengers of their valuables such as handbags, mp3 players, cell phones, etc.
Except, quite ironically, at two tabloid format local papers called Le Parisien and Aujourd’hui that have a familiar air about them in that they resemble the New York Post and New York’s Daily News to a degree, and are less likely to pull their punches.