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- Seven people were injured in a knife attack in Paris on Sunday night.
- The attacker is in custody, and the event is not believed to be related to terrorism.
- Paris has been the site of several large-scale terrorist attacks in the past few years, though there have been no major attacks since 2015.
Seven people were injured in a knife attack in Paris on Sunday night.
The attack occurred about 10:45 p.m. local time when a man armed with a crowbar and a knife began attacking people in the 19th Arrondissement, northeast of Paris, according to La Parisien.
The attacker is accused of stabbing three people at the MK2 theater near the Quai de la Loire, La Parisien reported, before two men playing petanque at a court nearby tried to disrupt the assailant by throwing a ball at him.
The attacker continued down the street, apparently attacking several more people, including two British tourists, before the police arrested him.
Officials said seven people were wounded, including four with serious injuries.
There was no indication the episode was related to terrorism, according to La Parisien, though the police have not revealed a motive.
Paris has been the site of several large-scale terrorist attacks in the past few years, though there have been no major attacks since 2015.
France has seen violence carried out by individual attackers in recent months. In May, a Chechnyan national attacked four people in Paris with a knife, killing one and injuring four.
In June, a woman stabbed two people with a box cutter in a supermarket in Toulon. And in August, a 19-year-old Afghan asylum seeker stabbed four people in the southwestern French town of Perigueux, injuring four.