Europe 1 with AFP 7:37 p.m., October 22, 2021

A man armed with a knife and shouting "Allah Akbar" threatened police officers in Colombes, Hauts-de-Seine, near Paris on Friday, during a traffic check.

The individual, shot by the police "in the pelvis" is in "serious condition".

A man armed with a knife and shouting "Allah Akbar" threatened on Friday police officers in Colombes, Hauts-de-Seine, near Paris, during a traffic check, AFP learned on Friday from police sources.

This man "threw a bottle at the troops and a knife in his hand and shouted 'Allah Akbar'" as he approached the police "on the occasion of a traffic check," he said. a police source.

I salute the coolness of the Colombes police officers who neutralized a man threatening them with a knife.

More than ever, we must remain vigilant and more than ever, the police are on the front line.

Thank you for their courage.

- Gérald DARMANIN (@GDarmanin) October 22, 2021

The assailant with gunshot wounds

The individual, shot by the police "in the pelvis" is in "serious condition", said a second police source.

This "French" man and "unknown to the file processing reports for the prevention of terrorist radicalization (FSPRT), is in cardio-respiratory arrest," said the first source.

"I salute the coolness of the Colombes police officers who neutralized a man threatening them with a knife. More than ever, we must remain vigilant and more than ever, the police are on the front line," tweeted the Minister of the Interior Gérald Darmanin.

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