Armed robbers hold 10 hostage in Paris suburb store: media

Reuters News
Posted: Jul 13, 2015 4:03 AM

PARIS (Reuters) - Armed robbers were holding 10 people hostage in a clothes store in a shopping precinct just outside Paris on Monday, local media reported.

A police source confirmed 10 staff were unaccounted for but could not confirm the reports that they had been taken hostage. The incident took place in Villeneuve-la-Garenne, in the Hauts-de-Seine region to the northwest of the French capital.

(Reporting by Mark John and Chine Labbe; Editing by James Regan)