Hostage situation reported in France supermarket

Hostage situation reported in France supermarket
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  • calendar-gray 18 April 2019

An armed man took several people hostage on Thursday afternoon in the French 'Super U' supermarket in Bessé-sur-Braye commune in the Sarthe department; the hostages were eventually released, ONAreports quoting sputniknews. 

The incident took place at 4 pm local time in north-western France; the perpetrator released the hostages after an hour, Sputnik France reported.

he criminal's motive remains unclear, the local media reported, adding that the man allegedly threatened to commit suicide.

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