Arrest made after vehicle strikes soldiers near Paris

A driver struck six soldiers as they were leaving an army barracks in the Paris suburb of Levallois-Perret, according to local authorities.
1:23 | 08/09/17

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A driver plowing into soldiers in Paris. Injuring at least six. The search is on right now for the suspect. ABC's James Longman has the latest from London. Good morning, James. Reporter: Good morning, robin. That counterterrorism operation and a manhunt are under way this morning. Paris on high alert after yet another attack on security forces. A man is this morning on the run from police after ramming a car into a group of soldiers in Paris. A dark colored BMW was seen waiting near an army bar racks in a northwestern suburb of the French capital. It struck just before 8:00 A.M. Local slamming into six soldiers two of whom we understand have serious injuries although none is life-threatening and the mayor confirming a deliberate attack although no motive established. Ment soldiers leaving their post to begin a new shift as part of "Operation sentinelle" to guard major sites in Paris because France has been in a state of emergency since the Charlie Hebdo attacks of 2015. This is the sixth attack on French police and the military this year. The hunt is now on for the man and his vehicle. The U.S. Embassy in Paris tweeting a warning to U.S. Citizens to avoid the area. Using a vehicle as a wind will remind people of other attacks across Europe and authorities are scouring video surveillance of the area as they try to track down that car. Robin. Hopefully they will soon. James, thank you.

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