Police operations are continuing in the Herblay area of the Val-d'Oise department on Thursday, October 8, after two officers were attacked and shot overnight. The two police officers were reportedly patrolling on Avenue du Gros Chene at around 23:30 (local time) on Wednesday, October 7, when they were attacked by three unidentified assailants. The attackers stole the police officers' sidearms and shot both in the legs before fleeing. The exact circumstances and motive for the attack are currently unclear and police have launched a major search operation in the area to identify and track the assailants.
Localized disruptions are likely in the Herblay area in the near term due to the ongoing investigative operations.
Those in the Herblay area should monitor developments, anticipate travel disruptions, and heed any directives issued by local authorities. Any suspicious activity should be immediately reported to police.
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