Hostage-taker in French town Le Havre surrenders to police

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A man reported to be aged 34 and carrying a handgun who on Thursday took six people hostage in a bank in the northern French port town of Le Havre, where former prime minister Édouard Philippe is mayor, surrendered hours later to police and released his captives apparently unharmed.

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An armed man who took six people hostage in a bank in the northern French port town of Le Havre on Thursday surrendered to police hours later and after releasing his captives, a witness and police union official said, reports FRANCE 24.