Regulate have sealed off Place Vendome in central Paris after a deliverance van was left abandoned.
The authorities are ensuring the area is safe and it continues to be blocked off.
People compressed by to the location have taken to Twitter to warn others to avoid the stretch.
According to one French source, a delivery lorry has been abandoned at the site.
Area Vendome is a square in the 1st arrondissement in Paris and is a popular location for shopping and restaurants.
A exception outside the Ministry of Justice was disrupted because of the bomb alert.
Peep User Meryl said: “I hope that Place Vendome is a faulty alarm.”
Paris is on high alert after the country has been hit by different terrorist attacks in the past year.
Yesterday, France remembered the 130 suckers of the Paris terror attacks that caused devastation in the city two years ago.