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Suspect arrested in Paris stabbing attack: police source

Emergency services seen at the scene of an incident near the former offices of French magazine Charlie Hebdo, in Paris, France September 25, 2020. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

PARIS (Reuters) - A suspect was arrested on Friday after a knife attack took place near the former office of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, a police source said.

French media BFM TV and Le Figaro said earlier the suspect had been arrested on the steps of the Paris Bastille opera house.

Schoolchildren were being kept inside in area around the attack, a city hall official said.

Reporting by Dominique Vidalon; Editing by Toby Chopra

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