There are reports that a gunman is on the loose in Paris, amid claims he had tried to rob a travel agent’s office.
Six hostages were located inside the business during a police raid, but the suspect was nowhere to be found.
The city’s police force said it carried out the operation on the Boulevard Masséna, in the south-east of the city, at about 6.30pm on Friday.
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About an hour later, the force tweeted that the operation was over, adding: “Six people brought out. The armed robber was not there.”
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— The Guardian (@guardian) December 2, 2016