The street, Assomption Road, has been blocked as police have taken over the area.
The 16th arrondissement is home to the foreign embassies and museums and is home to some of the richest residents of the city.
The road is between the Bois de Boulogne gardens and the river Seine and is only streets away from the Eiffel Tower.
Cars are not able to pass, but pedestrians are able to access the street.
Hundreds of UK runners are heading to Paris this weekend to run the city’s marathon on Sunday.
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