In the city of Cherbourg in southwestern France, a man dressed as a ninja with a sword attacked two female police officers, Reuters reports.
The attack took place this afternoon at about 15:45.
It is known that the attacker stole a car and caused an accident. After that, he attacked the female police officers, wounding them in the face and chin.
The officers shot the man three times, he was evacuated to the hospital in serious condition. The attacker's name and nationality have not been disclosed.
Police have not yet announced whether the attack is terrorism-related.