A statement from the city’s subway system said: “Trains no longer mark the stop at La Défense station on the order of the Police Prefecture.”
In response, one user on Twitter replied: “Armed person at La Defense.”
One Twitter user wrote: “Incident in progress in the district of # LaDéfense.
“The @Prefet92 requested to stay confined to buildings because of the presence of an armed man.”
Ligne L SNCF, which tracks real-time traffic on the rail lines, tweeted: “LA DEFENSE station is being evacuated. Approach the officers at the station for more information.”
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