Paris police say a suspect believed to have wounded four people in stabbing near the former offices of satirical newspaper #CharlieHebdo has been arrested. Initially police thought it was 2 men, they now believe it was only one.
Two suspected men on run.
At least four people have been injured in an apparent stabbing attack in #Paris close to the former ‘Charlie Hebdo’ offices.
The deputy mayor of Paris, Emmanuel Gregoir, said police were searching for a “potentially dangerous individual” and asked people to avoid the area.
Witnesses say the knife-wielding man was heard yelling “Allah Hu Akbar.” French Police are on scene.
Four people have been injured in a #knife attack near the former offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in #Paris. The #magazine was the target of a deadly terrorist attack in 2015.
Prime Minister Jean Castex said: ‘A serious incident has taken place in Paris, the stabbing attack was carried out in 11th arrondissement in front of the former headquarters of Charlie Hebdo, leaving four injured, two of whom are in serious condition.’
The toll from the stabbing attack near the former “Charlie Hebdo” offices is up to four wounded, two of them in life-threatening condition. The blade used has been found at the scene; it is reported to be a machete or meat cleaver. Suspect arrested.