Connecticut residents, police and lawmakers continue to watch the situation in Paris.
Paris prosecutor says death toll in attacks at 6 sites could exceed 120, according to The Associated Press. There are five attackers dead with others feared to be on the loose.
There is an officer from Hartford Police Department embedded with the Joint Terrorism Task Force.
HPD has a detective permanently embedded in the JTTF. We are watching- no justified threat in HTFD.— D/C Foley (@LtFoley) November 13, 2015
Connecticut State Police advised residents to stay vigilant after the attacks and to report any suspicious behavior.
Thoughts and prayers to the people of France. Remember to STAY VIGILANT. Report suspicious behavior to police. pic.twitter.com/4WWvTsscm7— CT State Police (@CT_STATE_POLICE) November 14, 2015
Gov. Dannel Malloy also tweeted about the situation.
Our hearts and our prayers are with the people of Paris tonight— Governor Dan Malloy (@GovMalloyOffice) November 14, 2015
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy tweeted that he was watching the developing situation in Paris.
My heart is sinking faster and faster in my chest as I read these reports from Paris. Hoping, praying, worrying...— Chris Murphy (@ChrisMurphyCT) November 13, 2015
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said his heart "goes out to the loved ones of victims in this tragic terrorist attack."
Today's attack in Paris reminds us of the vital need to support vigilant and vigorous national security and defense.— Richard Blumenthal (@SenBlumenthal) November 13, 2015
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