Inspection of the area surrounding the Arc de Triomphe in Paris is over with nothing suspicious having been found, police said.
Earlier on Tuesday, the area surrounding the monument was evacuated after security services had received a bomb threat.
According to authorities, evacuation in the area started at about 3 pm local time.
Videos from the scene have been posted online.
According to some sources, a bag full of cartridges was discovered by police in the area. A photo of the alleged discovery has been posted on Twitter.
#ArcDeTriomphe #Etoile— Ludovic Séré (@Indielistic) October 27, 2020
C'est un sac rempli de munitions (photo) qui a été retrouvé par des effectifs policiers vers 15h (source policière)
Selon @BFMTV et @ClementLanot , la @prefpolice est sur place, des vérifications sont en cours, le secteur a été évacué pic.twitter.com/IG4ioji3uo
A video emerged showing people rushing from the Charles-de-Gaulle Etoile Metro station outside after a security alert was announced.