The man was wielding a box cutter and scissors and stabbed the teacher in the side and the throat in Aubervilliers, northeast of Paris, Monday, according to reports.
A teacher has been stabbed in a Paris suburb by a man shouting about ISIS Monday, according to reports.
The man was wielding a box cutter and scissors and yelled “this is Daesh… this is a warning” before stabbing the teacher in the side and the throat as he prepared for school in Aubervilliers, northeast of Paris, a police source told AFP.
The suspect was wearing painter’s overalls and a balaclava and fled after injuring the teacher.
The male teacher was taken to hospital but his injuries are not believed to be life threatening.
The anti-terrorism branch of the Paris prosecutor’s office has opened an investigation for attempted murder, the BBC reported.
France remains on high alert after the terrorist attacks in Paris on Nov. 13 that left 130 people dead.