Children were among those stabbed in the Annecy assault.
According to the interior minister, many kids were stabbed in an attack in a park close to Lake Annecy in southeast France.
Gérald Darmanin verified that police had really taken the offender into custody.
Antoine Armand, a regional politician, called the incident “abominable” and stated that authorities were looking into it.
Elisabeth Borne, the French prime minister, is en route to the location.
According to the AFP news agency, the incident left six youngsters hurt.
The victims were about three years old, according to local media outlet BFM TV.
The National Assembly of France has held a moment of silence, and the area around the attack’s scene is closed to traffic.