Armed man 'on extremist watch list' blocks himself into Paris apartment - reports
French media is reporting an armed man on an extremist watch list has blocked himself into an apartment in Paris.
French media said the man, whose identity has not been released, is believed to have a knife and a tear gas bomb.
Police slater said that they have overpowered the man
The standoff took place about a block from the Bastille, where a labor march was to start within an hour.