The Evening Standard

French police search for ‘gunman’ after evacuating Paris shopping centre and train station

June 30, 2020

Armed police have evacuated a major shopping centre and train station in Paris following reports an armed man was seen nearby. French police were called to the area on Tuesday morning. Footage on social media shows shoppers running out of the busy centre while officers searched the area, and people were also seen slowly leaving with their arms in the air. In a Tweet, the Paris police department said the complex was being evacuated to "allow for checks".