An unidentified assailant reportedly attacked an individual with a knife in the Rico Carpaye area of Le Port in Reunion on Wednesday, November 18. Security forces are searching for the assailant, who allegedly displayed possible Islamist extremist motivation during the assault; however, this claim is unverified. Further information is awaited.
A heightened police presence is likely in the area while police continue their investigations.
Those in the area are advised to monitor the situation and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.