Damien Tarel, who slapped French President, Emmanuel Macron will appear before a judge in a fast-track trial on Thursday.
Damien, a 28-year old has been in custody since Tuesday when the incident happened.
He is to be convicted of assaulting a public figure when he appears before a magistrate in the southern town of Valence.
Damien Tarel a medieval age Frenchman.
Damien Tarel in another medieval outfit
According to a statement by Alex Perrin a local prosecutor, Damien had acknowledged striking Macron while the president was on a visit to a professional training college.
However, he told investigators it was not premeditated.
He maintained that he acted out of impulse and ‘without thinking’ to express his discontent the prosecutor noted.