A suspect in a hostage taking situation is detained by members of special French RAID forces outside the post offices in Colombes outside Paris

A suspect in a hostage taking situation raises his arms in the air as he is detained by members of special French RAID forces outside the post offices in Colombes outside Paris

A suspect in a hostage taking situation is detained by members of special French RAID forces outside the post offices in Colombes outside Paris

Members of special French RAID forces secure the area next to the post offices in Colombes outside Paris, were an armed gunman is holding hostages