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03 Jan 2020 | 08:17 AM UTC

France: Stabbing reported near Villejuif January 3

Assailant stabbed four people near Villejuif on January 3; avoid the area

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Event

A man reportedly stabbed and injured four people near a supermarket in Hay-les-Roses (Val de Marne) at around 14:00 (local time) on Friday, January 3. According to media reports, the police shot and killed the assailant. Details are still emerging. Avoid the area.

A heightened security presence is to be expected near the scene of the incident while the investigation is ongoing. Associated disruptions, such as road closures, are to be expected in the affected area over the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals in Villejuif are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the area of the incident, anticipate a heightened security presence and transportation disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.