Police and firefighters on site in Villejuif, after a knife attack, January 3, 2020. - CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT / AFP

The companion of the author of the attack on Villejuif (Val-de-Marne), killed by the police on Friday, was taken into custody on Tuesday for "association of terrorist criminals", said a judicial source.

The young woman was arrested Tuesday noon at her home in Palaiseau (Essonne), where a search took place a few days ago. According to Le Parisien , she is suspected of having threatened to commit violent action against the police.

On Friday, his companion, a young 22-year-old man, stabbed several people with a knife in a park in this commune south of Paris, killing a passerby and wounding two women, before being shot by the police.

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