A kindergarten teacher has been stabbed in the neck at a school in Paris by a man allegedly claiming to be acting in the name of ISIS.
UPDATE: BBC reports a teacher at a French preschool who said he had been stabbed by a man shouting “Islamic State” has admitted he made the story up, prosecutors say.
UK Daily Mail (h/t Maria J) The 40-year-old teacher was preparing for one of his classes when he was attacked by a masked man armed with a box cutter and scissors, according to Europe1.
The attacker allegedly claimed he was acting in the name of the brutal jihadi group ISIS and declared the attack was ‘a warning’. He fled the scene in Aubervilliers, Seine-Saint-Denis.
The teacher is receiving treatment in the Lariboisière hospital and is not thought to be in a life threatening condition. Police are now hunting for the attacker with anti-terrorist investigators searching for clues behind the man’s real identity.
The shocking attack took place at 7am at the Jean Perrin kindergarten in Aubervilliers, situated in the suburb of Seine-Saint-Denis.
Saint-Denis was where Abdelhamid Abaaoud, the mastermind of the deadly Paris attacks, was killed in a dramatic shootout last month.