Man takes hostages in Paris suburb after killing policeman

A man has taken the wife and son of a policeman hostage in the Paris suburbs after stabbing the officer to death.

Paris: A man has taken the wife and son of a policeman hostage in the Paris suburbs after stabbing the officer to death, police sources said.

The man was holed up with the hostages in the policeman's home in Magnanville, northwest of the French capital, late yesterday. Elite police were at the scene.

The attacker stabbed the officer repeatedly outside the property as he returned home around 9 PM local time, sources said.

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