Man takes hostages in post office near Paris - official

January 16, 2015 1:15 PM

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PARIS (Reuters) - An armed man has taken several hostages at a post office northwest of Paris, an official at the city prosecutor's office told Reuters.

The man equipped with a military weapon had taken an unconfirmed number of hostages at the post office in the town of Colombes, not far outside the capital, French media reported earlier.

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