PARIS (Sputnik) – According to the iTele television channel’s Saturday report, the 29-year-old French national was holding hostages in the Parisian Bataclan concert hall. He was detained in the southern Parisian suburb of Courcouronnes, the channel reported.
Earlier, the Greek newspaper " Ethnos" reported, citing the Minister of the Civil Protection Nikos Toskasa that one of the suicide bombers could come to France in October through Greece.
"It is very likely that a second suspect also passed through Greece. The investigation is continuing," one of the sources said.
On Friday night, eight extremists wearing explosive belts attacked several venues across Paris, killing 129 people at restaurants, the Bataclan concert hall and in the vicinity of the Stade de France stadium.
All eight were reportedly killed during the attacks.
French police reportedly chased a Citroen car with 'four heavily armed men' inside. According to police statements, the car's plate number was GUT 18053 and it sported five-spoke alloy wheels.
The pursuit took place on the A10 in the Ablis area of Yvelines in north-west France Saturday when police followed the Citroen Berlingo car that zoomed through a motorway on its way to Paris. In the face of possible impending threats following the Paris attacks Friday evening, French law enforcement has remained on high alert.
Local media claimed that one of the perpetrators was a Syrian national who had entered France through Greece. Another attacker is reported to be a French national.
At least three Belgians were detained in Brussels over their alleged links to the incident.