Sydney, An man brandishing a large knife on the streets of Australian capital, stabbed a woman in broad daylight which sparked a major police operation. He was later arrested.
Police confirmed this afternoon that a woman was stabbed in the back and was taken to St Vincent’s Hospital in a stable condition. It’s believed the woman was stabbed inside Hotel CBD, on the corner of York and King streets, which police say remains an active crime scene.
A witness who chased the man could be heard saying: “Do you know how many people you just stabbed, you dog?
“You just stabbed a chick, mate, in broad daylight.” Earlier, the man was seen jumping on the bonnet and roof of a Mercedes.
He was also heard yelling “Allahu Akbar” at an intersection as passersby tried to apprehend him, 7 news said in a report. Superintendent Gavin Wood told reporters the man had made “multiple attempts” to stab other people but was “luckily unsuccessful”. He praised the efforts of passersby who executed the citizen’s arrest.