Video ‘shows armed police approach Paris suspect’

Video ‘shows armed police approach Paris suspect’

A man has died and two others, including a British man, have been injured in a knife and hammer attack on a street in central Paris.

The attack occurred near the Eiffel Tower shortly before 21:00 local time (20:00 GMT) on Saturday.

The suspect was then Tasered by police and arrested on suspicion of assassination – defined in French law as premeditated murder – and “attempted assassination in relation to a terrorist enterprise”.

Video posted online shows armed police approaching a suspect on nearby Avenue du Président-Kennedy.

The man, dressed all in black, appears to be carrying a knife.

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