Man who stabbed two women outside train station had been detained for suspected shoplifting, official says

A man who fatally stabbed two women outside the main train station in Marseille had been detained for shoplifting and released the day before the attack, officials have said.

French authorities are studying the suspect’s mobile phone and working to determine whether he had accomplices or direct links to Islamic State, which claimed responsibility for Sunday’s stabbing. The assailant was killed by soldiers after the attack, the latest of several targeting France.

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