Seven individuals together with two British vacationers had been wounded Sunday in Paris after they had been attacked by a person armed with a knife and an iron bar, in response to police and different sources.
A supply near the inquiry stated the suspect has been arrested and is believed to be an Afghan nationwide.
“Nothing at this stage exhibits indicators of a terrorist nature in these assaults,” the sources stated, including that the attacker had focused “strangers on the street”.
Of the seven wounded, 4 are in a important situation, police stated.
The incident came about simply after 11:00pm (2100 GMT) on the banks of a canal within the northeast of the capital.
A safety guard at one among two cinemas on both aspect of the Canal de l’Ourcq stated he noticed a person who had already assaulted individuals being chased by two different males who tried to cease him.
“He had an iron bar in his hand which he threw on the males chasing him, then he took out a knife,” he instructed AFP.
A police investigation has been launched for tried homicide, in response to a judicial supply.