Armed robber takes hostages in Paris, releases 6 of them: reports

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Paris, Dec 3: An armed robber took seven people as hostages in a travel agency office here.

According to reports, the situation unfolded at boulevard Massena, 13th district of Paris. Negotiators arrived on the scene shortly after.

Paris: Armed robber takes 7 people as hostages

The robber, however, released six people later. According to local media, the incident was a botched up robbery attempt.

Officials have cordoned off the area and police officials have asked peple to bypass the area.

It is still unclear whether the robber was caught by officials or not.

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