06 September 2020A man armed with a knife seriously injured a person around 5 pm at the Gare Du Nord in Paris.

This was announced by the Prefecture of the French capital.

The victim was transported to the hospital, the attacker is on the run.

The causes of the attack are not yet clear. 

According to an initial reconstruction provided by Le Parisien, the person attacked is a man in his thirties.

He was waiting for a train sitting on a bench, when the assailant approached him and stabbed him in the throat, then ran away.

According to some media, a man was stopped in a train, but it is not the attacker. 

The @PoliceNationale is pleinement mobilisée pour identifier et interpeller the auteur d'une aggression here a gravement blessé un homme ce soir à la Gare du Nord à Paris.

Je suis la situation de près avec la @prefpolice.

- Gérald DARMANIN (@GDarmanin) September 6, 2020