French police responding to reported hostage situation in central Paris

12 June, 2018, 21:28 | Author: Wade Massey

An area in Paris has been on lockdown after an armed man reportedly took several people, including a pregnant woman, hostage in one of the buildings, local media report.

At least one man was lightly injured while fighting with the hostage-taker and escaping before the BRI officers arrived on the scene, a police source said. More than a dozen heavily-armed police officers, firefighters and rescue workers were stationed outside the entrance of the building where the hostages were being held. He's holding two hostages.

The Paris Police Prefecture confirmed to CNN that there was "a police intervention" underway at Rue des Petites Ecuries in the 10th arrondissement of the French capital. "His demands were really vague and incoherent", said an interior ministry official.

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"Officials will be trying to start a negotiation with the man", police union official Yves Lefebvre told BFMTV.

Police have cordoned off the area where the hostage situation was taking place on Tuesday, June 12, 2018.

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