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01 Jun 2019 | 05:43 PM UTC

France: Police search for armed suspect in central Lyon June 1

France News Alert

Police search for armed suspected near Rue Victor Hugo in central Lyon June 1; no apparent connection to May 24 bombing

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/1/2019, 12:00 AM until 6/1/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Paris). COUNTRY/REGION Lyon


Police are searching for an armed suspect who drew a gun on Rue Victor-Hugo in Lyon on Saturday, June 1. Initial reports suggest the suspect was involved in an altercation and has no apparent links to the May 24 bombing that occurred in the vicinity. 

A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are to be expected in central Lyon over the coming hours. 


Individuals in Lyon are advised to remain vigilant for suspicious behavior, anticipate a heightened security presence, and adhere to all instruction issued by local authorities.


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