Oh, LA LA! French police arrest devout Muslim suspect in stabbing attack on French soldier in Paris

images-4A suspect in the stabbing attack on a French soldier earlier this week was arrested on Wednesday. The suspect was described as an adherent of radical Islam  reports claim the suspect was seen praying before the knife attack.

Al-Arabiya (h/t Kenneth N) The suspected perpetrator of the attack on a soldier Saturday evening in La Defense business district was arrested this morning,” Interior Minister Manuel Valls said in a statement, reported by AFP news agency. 

23-year-old French soldier Cédric Cordier, who was stabbed in the neck while on anti-terrorist patrol at La Défense in Paris

23-year-old French soldier Cédric Cordier, who was stabbed in the neck while on anti-terrorist patrol at La Défense in Paris

Sources close to the investigation said the 22-year-old man has been a follower of a “traditionalist even radical normative Islam for the last three or four years.”

The French soldier had been patrolling a business neighborhood west of Paris on Saturday when he was stabbed in the neck by a man who quickly fled the scene, President Francois Hollande said.

And now we have a photo of Muslim slasher (h/t Kris)

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The attack came days after a British soldier was killed on a London street by two men who said they were acting out of revenge for violence against Muslims.