Breaking: Central Paris street closed off amid car bomb alert
A CENTRAL Paris street is on lock down following a car bomb alert.
The Boulevard de la Madeleine and its surrounding roads are currently closed off in the French capital.
Police were seen near a black car parked on the street.
Officers situated around the Madeleine Metro station would not provide further details.
It is reported that a controlled explosion was carried out to the window of a small Fiat car on the Place de la Madeleine at 11.15am.
Police were also seen to be examining the car.
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