Heavily-Armed African ‘Ninja’ Slashes French Cops With Sword

French police officers were injured during a confrontation with a heavily-armed African migrant dressed as a ninja and wielding a saber, according to reports.

The harrowing incident unfolded at around 4 p.m. on Thursday at a service station in Cherbourg.

Cops were chasing a stolen car driven by the suspect when he crashed it near a gas station and jumped out brandishing a katana sword.

He slashed two female officers in their heads before a third cop managed to shoot him multiple times, authorities say.

“Officers who searched the stolen vehicle in the aftermath of the incident discovered the assailant was in possession of a full arsenal of weapons including multiple swords, a bow and crossbow, and 'throwing stars' - sharp projectiles that can be launched by hand at a target,” the Daily Mail reports.

The suspect, a 36-year-old Senegalese migrant, was “well-known locally,” a police source told Valeurs Actuelles.

“On Monday, in the same area, an individual dressed in black was reported walking around with a saber, but the search was unsuccessful,” the outlet reported.

The suspect was rushed to hospital with serious injuries.

The officers suffered severe wounds to their heads and faces.

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