Police arrest man with knife at Paris station

2017-04-22 17:07
A French riot police officer patrols in Paris as family members of police offers marched in support of all French security forces. (Emilio Morenatti, AP)

A French riot police officer patrols in Paris as family members of police offers marched in support of all French security forces. (Emilio Morenatti, AP)

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Paris - A man with a knife has been arrested by police at Paris' Gare du Nord station, sending a brief ripple of concern over social media a day before the French presidential vote. No one was injured.

A French police official said that a man carrying a knife walked into the station and was flagged to police, who arrested him immediately. Video online shows heavily armed police surrounding a prone man as travellers hurried past.

The Gare de Nord is one of the French capital's top transit hubs, serving the city's metro, suburban trains as well as intercity and high-speed trains like the Eurostar from London.

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