The Rue des Petites Ecuries in Paris is reportedly on lockdown amid claims an armed man has taken two people hostage, including one believed to be a pregnant woman.

Videos and images from the scene show numerous police cars and a cordon put in place on the narrow street in the French capital. Local news outlet France Bleu reports that “the man claims to be in possession of a bomb and a handgun”.

In the last few minutes, an ambulance and fire engines have also arrived and onlookers say the area is on lockdown.

Source: BREAKING Paris street on lockdown after reports of ‘armed man with hostage’ – Mirror Online


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