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Three people arrested after Monday’s stabbing in Cannes – media – Metro US

Three people arrested after Monday’s stabbing in Cannes – media

Scene of police officer stabbing in Cannes
Scene of police officer stabbing in Cannes

PARIS (Reuters) – French police have arrested three persons linked to a man suspected of having attacked police officers in the French Riviera city of Cannes on Monday, French media reported on Tuesday, citing police sources.

Le Parisien newspaper added that France’s anti-terrorism prosecutors had not yet opened a probe.

A policeman survived a knife attack in Cannes on Monday, with media quoting a police source as saying the assailant had said he was acting “in the name of the Prophet”.

(Reporting by Tassilo Hummel; Editing by Benoit Van Overstraeten)

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