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Main suspect in Paris knife assault arrested: prosecutor

Forensic experts work at the scene of a stabbing attack near the former offices of French magazine Charlie Hebdo, in Paris, France September 25, 2020. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

PARIS (Reuters) - The main suspect in a stabbing attack in Paris on Friday near the former offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has been arrested, and a second suspect is also in custody, anti-terrorism prosecutor Jean-Francois Ricard told a news conference.

Prime Minister Jean Castex said the two people who had been stabbed were journalists having a smoke in the street near the building, and that their lives were not in danger.

Reporting by Dominique Vidalon; Editing by Kevin Liffey