HEY, PAYBACK’S A BITCH! A man was arrested after trying to drive a car into a crowd in front of a mosque in the Paris suburb of Créteil on Thursday, police said, adding that no one was injured.
RT Barriers surrounding the mosque stopped the man from succeeding with his attack. Police said the motive behind the attack is unclear. Local newspaper Le Parisien reports the suspect said he wanted revenge for the “Bataclan and Champs-Elysees” attacks.
The suspect, of Armenian origin, allegedly wanted to “avenge the Bataclan and Champs-Elysees [attacks] and other attacks by Muslim terrorists,” Le Parisien newspaper reports, citing an unnamed source.