Suspect arrested in Paris stabbing attack - police source

25 Sep 2020 / 19:15 H.

    PARIS, Sept 25 (Reuters) - A suspect was arrested on Friday after a knife attack took place near the former office of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, a police source said.

    French media BFM TV and Le Figaro said earlier the suspect had been arrested on the steps of the Paris Bastille opera house.

    Schoolchildren were being kept inside in area around the attack, a city hall official said. (Reporting by Dominique Vidalon; Editing by Toby Chopra)

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