A man with a knife has taken two women hostage in the 12th arrondissement of the French capital, Paris.
This was reported by TASS.
The incident took place in a shop on Aligr Street. According to law enforcement, a 50-year-old man suffers from a mental disorder. He reportedly wanted to talk to French Justice Minister Eric Dupont-Moretti.
A special police search and rescue team arrived at the scene.