French authorities probing a planned attack on President Emmanuel Macron made six arrests on Tuesday, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Details of the planned attack on Macron are not known at this stage, said the person, who asked not to be named as the status of the probe is confidential. A preliminary investigation is being run by Paris prosecutors.
A press aide for Macron declined to comment, saying it was a matter for the judicial system.
The arrests were made in three different French regions, the person said. The six people arrested five men and one woman, aged 22 to 62 are currently in custody and being interrogated, the person said.