Paris police concludes no weapon found in shopping center

French police officers patrol in the business district of La Defense Tuesday, June 30, 2020 outside Paris. Paris police said that police checks are being carried out in a popular shopping center near La Defense business district after a witness called police to say they had seen a man carrying a fire arm.

Paris police say checks have been completed at a popular shopping center near La Defense business district and a witness’s report of seeing a man carrying a gun turned out to be an apparent false alarm.

The police force in the French capital said on Twitter that “at this stage, no suspicious individual has been found by security forces” at the “Les Quatre Temps” shopping center.

People already there when officers arrived to search the premises on Tuesday were initially asked to stay inside shops but will now be free to continue shopping, police said.

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