An armed man has taken hostages in the French town of Le Havre in northern France, Le Figaro reports August 6.
The report says that he is holding the hostages in a bank in the city center.
It is also noted that the police operation continues from 16:45 local time. There is a security perimeter around the bank.
According to the newspaper, the man has made numerous demands, but what exactly he wants is not reported.