Reports state that the man was not previously known to the police, and has been arrested.
The person reportedly attacked the soldier with a knife.
Operation Sentinel has been in operation since 2015 following the January 2015 terror attacks at the Charlie Hebdo office and Jewish Hypercache supermarket.
The soldier was a member of Operation Sentinel, a task force assigned to protect prominent sites in the region following a recent surge in Islamic extremist attacks. The man was quickly neutralized by the soldier. The man was disarmed and immobilised by the soldier, who was not injured.
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The soldier was unhurt in the incident. Defense Minister Florence Parly said on Europe-1 radio that the attack confirms government strategy to make the force "more unpredictable. for potential attackers".
Including the attacks today in Paris and Burgundy, France has already seen 10 terrorist incidents in 2017.
The operation has been widely criticized, some consider it ineffective, or even a target of Islamist attacks, but reassuring for the population according to others. No one else was attacked or injured.
France has been the victim of a string of ISIS-inspired terror attacks in the past two years, most notably the November 2015 atrocities that claimed the lives of 130 people.