Police shot dead a man in the northern Paris suburb of Conflans-Sainte-Honorine on Friday, October 16, following a fatal knife attack. The suspect was reportedly shot at around 17:00 (local time) after fleeing the scene of the attack near the Bois d'Aulne college in the town towards Eragny. Unconfirmed reports suggest that the victim, a teacher at the college, had been beheaded in the attack.
Police operations are ongoing in the Conflans-Sainte-Honorine area and localized disruptions are likely in the near term.
Those in the Conflans-Sainte-Honorine 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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