Man arrested after hostage incident in Paris: minister

French police and a fireman secure the street after a man took people hostage at a shop

Police swarmed a building in Paris on Tuesday, saying a man had taken two people hostage.

The French interior minister says that a hostage-taker has been arrested and his hostages freed, some four hours after holing up in a building in central Paris.

The hostage-taker also claimed he had an accomplice outside the building with a bomb, according to Lefebvre.

Rue des Petites Ecuries. At this time, police do not now believe the situation is terror-related.

The man is "armed and holding at least two people", a source told AFP, adding that "the situation is quite confused" but did not appear to be terrorism-related.

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According to media reports, three people were taken hostage, including a pregnant woman.

Anti-terrorist police are surrounding the Mixicom computer store in the French capital's 10th arrondissement, close to the Gare du Nord Eurostar hub.

Shocking photos show police decked out in body armour with a local reporter warning of "an armed man".

The suspect was reportedly holding a letter he wants to be handed over to the Iranian ambassador.

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