2:38 p.m.: Thomas Chisholm’s restaurant team spoke this afternoon on the establishment’s Instagram account. “Last night, Thomas was attacked in the 7th arrondissement of Paris by someone outside the team. An investigation is underway, which will determine the circumstances of the attack,” the text begins.
And to add: “We cannot communicate to date details of the case, which are the work of the police. We can however assure you, at this time, that his vital prognosis is not engaged.. Out of respect for Thomas and his loved ones, please do not divulge any information that may prove to be false.”
1:07 p.m.: Update on what we know at midday
According to Le Parisien, the facts took place yesterday near the Grand Palais, in Paris. An argument reportedly broke out “between two men, before a fight broke out between a dozen people”. Alerted, the emergency services discovered a victim – Thomas Chisholm – injured in the back of the thigh.
The chef was then transported to the Georges-Pompidou hospital. His vital prognosis is engaged. “On the spot, the police find a knife and identify the alleged perpetrator, who would be an employee of the victim”, indicate our colleagues.
The man was arrested by the police as he was returning home in the middle of the night. Aged 29 and not known to the authorities, he “held in his hands a white T-shirt stained with bloodstains, but carried no weapon”, indicates Le Parisien.
11:58 a.m.: The vital prognosis of the ex-candidate of “Top Chef” Thomas Chisholm attacked with a knife last night is engaged
10:45 a.m.: Viewers were able to see Thomas Chisholm last year on the show “Top Chef” on M6. He had left the adventure at the end of the 9th bonus of the twelfth season of the program. A few weeks ago, he opened his restaurant called Chocho in the tenth arrondissement of the capital.
10:33 a.m.: According to The ParisianThomas Chisholm, candidate seen during the previous season of “Top Chef” on M6, was stabbed last night around 1:40 a.m.
A police source explains to our colleagues that a man was arrested after the fact while he was in the XIV arrondissement of Paris. “It would be one of the chef’s employees,” adds Le Parisien. The chief, transported to the hospital, has his vital prognosis engaged. The investigation was entrusted to the police station of the 7th arrondissement of Paris.