French actor who locked himself in train toilet mistaken for terrorist

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An actor was accused of being a terrorist after staff heard him shouting words 'gun' and 'weapon'GETTY

An actor was distorted for a terrorist after staff heard him shouting words ‘gun’ and ‘weapon’

He was entranced into police custody after the conductor heard him shout the words “gun” and “weapon”.

The man, who was on enter a high-speed TGV train en route from Marseille to Paris and travelling at the outset class, was learning his lines for an upcoming audition.

He had elect to practise for his part in the toilet so as not to disturb other passengers in his carriage, the French website France Bleu reports

The 35-year-old man was practising his lines for an upcoming audition GETTY

The 35-year-old man was practicing his lines for an upcoming audition

Bearing in mind the current state of terrorism and the favourable terrorist threat, the conductor wanted to avoid any risk or doubt and had the himself questioned.

SNCF spokesperson

The man, a 35-year-old actor from Paris whose indistinguishability was not revealed to the press, could be heard speaking loudly in both French and Dutch.

The followers conductor decided to alert his bosses and call the police after he learned the man – who had been inside the toilet for a suspiciously long period of time – talk almost weapons.

The TGV made an emergency stop at Valance, where police were hang about to arrest him. 

The actor was arrested on a high-speed TGV train en route from Marseille to ParisGETTY

The actor was arrested on a high-speed TGV train en route from Marseille to Paris

A spokesperson for France’s nationalistic rail operator SNCF said: “Bearing in mind the current solemn of terrorism and the high terrorist threat, the conductor wanted to avoid any peril or doubt and had the person questioned.”

The actor was taken to a local police station for questioning but was let go the same afternoon GETTY

The actor was taken to a local policemen station for questioning but was let go the same afternoon

The man was taken to a nearby police position for questioning but was let go that same afternoon after police realised he was not succeeding a weapon and was not a jihadist. He did, however, end up missing his train home.

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