Police officer stabbed in Paris, inquiry opened, Interior Minister says

On Sunday an off-duty police officer stabbed and seriously wounded in Paris, after an altercation. The French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin confirmed this with a statement on Twitter.

Darmanin said in a Twitter post that an investigation had been opened and everything was being done to find the perpetrator. He did not give a motive for the stabbing.

French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin talks to journalists in front of the municipal police offices
Off-Duty Police Officer Stabbed in Paris, Interior Minister Says

Quoting a police source, BFM TV said the police officer was stabbed after an altercation with four or five people in a shopping mall.

Earlier this year an assailant stabbed and badly wounded a policewoman in La Chapelle-sur-Erdre, western France in May 2021.

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