News just reached us regarding the hostage incident this morning, where an unnamed, armed gunman, believed to be an ex-soldier. Took a number of children, and a man hostage, at a school in Vitry Sur Seine just outside Paris. Is that, they have all been released safely.

Elite police units were dispatched to the scene shortly after the incident started early Tuesday morning. Police sources confirmed No contact has yet been made with the gunman.

The unnamed man, a parent had come to drop their child off at the school, which is being used as a leisure centre during the holidays. The child was not taken hostage.

Police say they fear the gunman may attempt to commit suicide. The situation is on-going and we will bring you the latest developments later today.

Written and Presented by Ann Salter