Published time: 2 Sep, 2016 10:00Edited time: 2 Sep, 2016 10:07
A police officer has been seriously injured in the Paris suburb of Vincennes, local media said. The attacker was reported dead after an exchange of gunfire in the area.
The incident took place on Friday morning when a 29-year-old man tried to attack a nurse, French Le Figaro newspaper reported.
The victim called the police and officers arrived at the scene. The man then attacked a female police officer with a knife, reportedly injuring her in the throat.
The assailant was killed on the spot by police officers. Social media users reported hearing gunfire in the area.
URGENT 🇫🇷 #Vincennes Une policière grièvement blessée à la gorge. Auteur blessé par balle par les policiers, en fuite, activement recherché.
— Actu17 (@Actu17) September 2, 2016
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