Two other people had been critically harm in a knife assault in Paris close to the previous places of work of the satirical mag Charlie Hebdo, officers say.
A suspect has been detained within the within reach Bastille house after police stated an attacker had fled the realm by means of metro.
A safety cordon has been arrange across the places of work within the 11th arrondissement in japanese Paris.
The general public had been informed to keep away from the realm and a number of other faculties had been put into lockdown.
A blade – described as a machete or a meat cleaver – was once recovered on the scene of the assault.
The arrested suspect was once detained with blood on his clothes, French media reviews say.
Preliminary reviews stated that 4 other people have been wounded.
The assault comes as a high-profile trial is beneath means in Paris of 14 other people accused of serving to two jihadists perform the 2015 assault on Charlie Hebdo, through which 12 other people had been killed.