A shopping centre was evacuated at the La Defense business quarter in Puteaux, a commune in the western suburbs of Paris, on Tuesday over reports of an armed individual.
Police officers were on the lookout for «an armed individual» after a report from a civilian.
Shoppers were seen gathering outside the shopping centre as they were evacuated from its premises.
Public transport services to the area were suspended as the area was cordoned off.. People inside local schools and offices were instructed to stay where they were.
According to Paris Police Prefecture, inspections of the premises are now ending, as no individual matching the reports was found on-site.