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04 Jun 2019 | 01:57 PM UTC

France: Man armed with knife attacks police in Paris June 4

France News Alert

Man armed with knife attacks police in 15th arrondissement of Paris June 4; no reported injuries to officers

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/4/2019, 12:00 AM until 6/4/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Paris). COUNTRY/REGION Paris

Event

Police subdued an armed suspect who drew a knife in Paris' 15th arrondissement on Tuesday morning (local time), June 4. Officials indicate the suspect attempted to stab police on Rue de la Convention before officers subdued him with a gunshot to the arm. There were no additional injuries. 

A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are possible in the affected area over the coming hours. 

Advice

Individuals in Paris 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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