Australian police say girl stabbed in downtown Sydney assault
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The unidentified man had additionally tried unsuccessfully to stab different individuals, police mentioned, in an incident that introduced the central enterprise district in Australia’s largest metropolis to a standstill within the early afternoon.
“We’ve got a feminine individual with a stab wound to the again at present being handled by paramedics and is en path to a Sydney hospital,” Police Superintendent Gavin Wooden informed reporters in Sydney.
He mentioned the lady’s accidents weren’t life-threatening.
Wooden additionally mentioned the assault gave the impression to be unprovoked however police had been maintaining an open thoughts.
Video footage on Twitter confirmed a younger man operating throughout a metropolis intersection and leaping onto the hood of a automobile, waving what gave the impression to be a knife.
The person fell to the bottom when the automobile moved and was confronted by an individual holding a chair, the video confirmed.
Different footage confirmed the person pinned to the bottom by a number of individuals holding two chairs and a milk crate on high of him.
A girl who answered the cellphone at a Subway retailer close to the scene informed Reuters: “We noticed the individual with a knife over there bleeding.”
“The cops are right here and so they blocked the street proper now, so we won’t go exterior. They mentioned: ‘It is a crime scene, you’ll be able to’t come out’,” mentioned the lady, who declined to present her title.
Police mentioned the person was performing alone.