Thursday, 18 October, 2018

Armed man 'with a bomb' holds three inside a shop

French police and a fireman secure the street after a man took people hostage at a shop French police and a fireman secure the street after a man took people hostage at a shop
Patty Aguilar | 13 June, 2018, 00:33

The hostages have now been freed and the suspect arrested, the French interior minister announced.

Dozens of police officers converged in an area of central Paris on Tuesday in response to a "hostage taking" situation by an armed man, police sources said.

The man was described as "determined and violent" and claimed to have a handgun and a bomb according to police, The Guardian reported.

At least one man was lightly injured while fighting with the hostage-taker and escaping before the BRI officers arrived on the scene, a police source said.

According to media reports, three people were taken hostage, including a pregnant woman.

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Police said the incident was not believed to be terror-related.

There were no immediate details on the age, appearance or nationality of the hostage taker.

Police block off the street in central Paris.

Photos and videos from the scene showed numerous police vehicles and ambulances at Rue des Petites Ecuries in the 10th arrondissement of the French capital.

The suspect was reportedly holding a letter he wants to be handed over to the Iranian ambassador.

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