Fourth hostage released in Le Havre police operation - police union

by Reuters
Thursday, 6 August 2020 19:17 GMT

PARIS, Aug 6 (Reuters) - Police negotiators secured the release of a fourth hostage being held by an armed man in a bank in Le Havre, northern France, on Thursday, a police union official said.

The hostage, the fourth to be released, was freed at the pre-agreed time of 20:55 (1855 GMT). Two more people are still being held by the assailant. (Reporting by Caroline Pailliez; Editing by Richard Lough and Diane Craft)

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