Australian police say lady stabbed in downtown Sydney assault
Police collect on the crime scene after a person stabbed a girl and tried to stab others in central Sydney on August 13, 2019.
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A girl was taken to hospital after she was stabbed in downtown Sydney in what seemed to be an unprovoked assault by a person who has been taken into custody, police stated.
The unidentified man had additionally tried unsuccessfully to stab different folks, police stated, in an incident that introduced the central enterprise district in Australia’s largest metropolis to a standstill within the early afternoon.
“Now we have a feminine individual with a stab wound to the again presently being handled by paramedics and is en path to a Sydney hospital,” Police Superintendent Gavin Wooden informed reporters in Sydney.
He stated the lady’s accidents weren’t life-threatening.
Wooden additionally stated the assault seemed to be unprovoked however police had been protecting an open thoughts.
Video footage on Twitter confirmed a younger man working throughout a metropolis intersection and leaping onto the hood of a automotive, waving what seemed to be a knife.
The person fell to the bottom when the automotive 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 folks 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 highway proper now, so we will not go outdoors. They stated: ‘It is a crime scene, you’ll be able to’t come out’,” stated the lady, who declined to present her identify.
Police stated the person was performing alone.