University on lockdown after ‘man armed with bomb’ takes hostages

Students rushed out of the university in Evry following reports that an armed man had taken hostages inside the university.

A witness took to twitter following the evacuation, where they claimed an armed person had taken hostages inside.

They said: “Armed man with a bomb in the BU of the University of Evry.”

Photos taken outside the university showed armed cops approaching the university library from the side of the building as students stood several metres away.

Armed officers were then seen storming the building.

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Another witness said police “were armed to the teeth”, and added: “The perimeter is closed.

“We don’t know what’s going on but it looks like they want to dislodge someone from there.”

Evry police have since confirmed there are armed suspects at the university and there is an unspecified bomb scare there.

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