Officials: Police couple killed in knife attack outside Paris, child rescued

June 13, 2016 11:28 PM

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PARIS (AP) — A senior French police officer and his partner were killed in a nighttime attack by a knife-wielding man in a distant suburb of Paris, officials said late Monday. The attacker was also killed, while a young boy was rescued from the scene.

The police commander was stabbed to death outside his home in Magnanville, about 35 miles west of Paris, the interior minister's spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet told reporters outside the scene. The attacker then retreated indoors before elite police commandos stormed the residence. The woman and the...

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