Hostages Freed In Jewelry Store In Montpellier, France – 10 January 2015

RT logoHostages taken in a jewelry store in Montpellier, Southern France, have been released after the man holding them surrendered to police. The incident evolved shortly after hostages were freed in Paris and Charlie Hebdo suspects killed in Northern France.

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Montpellier prosecutor Christophe Barret confirmed to reporters that the gunman was arrested and the two hostages were released and are in good health.

Barret also said there was no attempted robbery and stressed that the situation in Montpellier was not connected to the earlier events in Paris and in Northern France.

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