The man with a knife was detained at a moment when he approached police officers at the train station.
According to the BFMTV broadcaster, the detention resulted in a wave of panic at the station, the police had to cordon off the perimeter.
On Thursday night, a shooting was carried out at the Avenue des Champs-Elysees in the French capital, leading to the death of one police officer. Two other police officers and a woman, who was passing by, were injured.
Daesh terrorist group has reportedly claimed responsibility for the Paris attack. Police are now checking for any possible accomplices that the shooter could have had.