Mélanie Faure 08:09, February 14, 2022

A man armed with a knife was neutralized by the police at Gare du Nord on Monday.

Police gunshots rang out around 7 a.m., Gérald Darmanin reported on Twitter.

The man was armed with a knife with a 30 centimeter blade.

A man armed with a knife was neutralized by the police at Gare du Nord on Monday, around 7 a.m.

The individual "walked towards them", according to the police headquarters.

The Minister of the Interior reacted on Twitter, explaining that the police used their weapon. 

"This morning around 7 a.m., a police patrol was threatened by an individual armed with a knife in Ile-de-France public transport. The police used their weapon, thus averting any danger, for themselves and for travelers “, tweeted Gérald Darmanin. 

This morning around 7 a.m., a police patrol was threatened by an individual armed with a knife in public transport in the Ile-de-France region.

The police used their weapon, thus removing any danger, for themselves and for the travelers.

– Gérald DARMANIN (@GDarmanin) February 14, 2022

The shots fired by the police of the railway network brigade (BRF) made three response shots rang out Gare du Nord.

The man armed with the knife with a blade of 30 centimeters was neutralized and is in cardio-respiratory arrest, medicalized on the spot, revealed France Télévisions from a police source.

#Garedunord pic.twitter.com/b9SbdYbHSJ

— Tristan Baudenaille (@TristanBdnl) February 14, 2022

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