ITV News understands that the man held by authorities in Paris over a series of gun attacks in the city earlier this week is thought to have been arrested in an underground car park in the suburb of Bois-Colombes, and was possibly under the influence of drugs at the time of his arrest.
The suspect was not in a fit state to be interviewed. Police said he has a "strong physical resemblance" to the gunman.
He was thought to be have been semi-conscious at the time of his arrest, and it is believed he may have attempted to take his own life.
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