Real life Assassin’s Creed: Paris police arrest man wearing 12-inch hidden blades that could fire out from his wrists, based on weapons used by the video game and movie character
- 27-year-old ‘Thomas G’ was found near Saint-Lazare station in Paris
- Police had to remove the mechanical self-made hidden blades from his wrists
- Suspect said he is a cosplay fan and weapons were inspired by Assassin’s Creed
Police have arrested a man found carrying two self-made concealed wrist blades near a major Paris train station.
The 27-year-old, named in local media as ‘Thomas G’ was spotted by police near Saint-Lazare station in the French capital wearing a black mask, sunglasses and a black hood.
The arrest took place shortly before the Yellow Vests’ 27th weekend protest. He was placed into custody.
French police arrested the man near Saint-Lazare station, and found that he was carrying two self-made concealed blades on his wrists
According to the police report seen by The Point, ‘G’, who was living in Eure-et-Loir, was wearing a ‘military’ backpack when he was seen by police walking down a street.
It is alleged that the man tried to run as soon as he saw the police, yet was quickly caught in pursuit.
Police searched and found the two devices attached to his wrists that were hidden under his jacket.
He explained that the devices were self-made and attached with elastic tape, but that they were ‘unstable’ and could trigger two 12-inch blades to slide out of his jacket sleeves.
It is believed the man is a cosplay fan, and had been inspired by the popular ‘Assassin’s Creed’ game franchise which has also been made into a film
Officers took the precaution of ‘immobilizing’ him on the ground to safely remove the devices.
It is believed the man is a cosplay fan, and had been inspired by the popular ‘Assassin’s Creed’ game franchise which has also been made into a film.
The video game centres around assassins who seek to protect mankind from dangerous cults.
Michael Fassbender as Callum Lynch in the 2016 film Assassin’s Creed that is based on characters from the video game franchise
In Assassin’s Creed Unity, a video game released in 2014, the assassins journey around several notable Paris landmarks, including the Notre-Dame Cathedral.
Rebecca Rambar posted a picture of the man’s blades on twitter saying: ‘#France: The questioning of a protestor on the sidelines of the 27th Gillet Jaune protest.
‘The individual had concealed two blades that he had attached to his forearm.
‘He is currently in custody in #Paris after his arrest by the police [translated from French].’