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12 Mar 2020 | 11:09 AM UTC

France: Police operation underway at University of Évry Val d'Essonne March 12

Police operation underway at University of Évry Val d'Essonne March 12; avoid the area

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FRA

Event

A police operation is reportedly underway at the University of Évry Val d'Essonne in Évry (Île-de-France region) as of 17:00 (local time) on Thursday, March 12. Police responded to unconfirmed reports of an armed man on the premises at approximately 15:30. Police have set up a security perimeter around the university and asked students to leave the area as they investigate the incident. Further details are still emerging.

Advice

Individuals in Évry are advised to monitor the situation, avoid the area, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.