BREAKING: Man With A Bomb & Knife Takes Hostages In An Advertising Agency (DETAILS)

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A scene is currently unfolding, and police presence is strong as a “police intervention” is underway. According to reports, law enforcement responded to an advertising agency in Paris, France where an “unstable” person was holding at least two people hostage.

France has seen many attacks since this modern surge of terrorism began, and Paris itself  has been hit more than once. CNN reports that, “the Paris Police Prefecture told CNN that there was “a police intervention” underway in an advertising agency in the Rue des Petites-Écuries in the 10th arrondissement of the French capital. Law enforcement officials cordoned off the area.”

According to the network:

“Authorities said that officers from a specialist unit had arrived on site in response to an “unstable person” who was holding two people. A spokesman for the Paris police said there was no indication the incident was terrorism-related.”

That police spokesperson released the following statement:

“We are a bit worried. No one understands what is happening. … Everyone is waiting to see what is happening. We don’t see much; there are just lots of police.”

UPDATE: 12:05pm PST-

Sputnik reports:

“The attacker reportedly has a bomb and a handgun and has also requested to be put in contact with the Iranian Embassy. He claims that he has an armed accomplice outside the building, reports Le Parisien.”

“According to the France Blue, three people, including a pregnant woman, have been taken hostage. One of the hostages might be injured in the head.”

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