Multiple people have reportedly been stabbed in Sydney’s CBD by a man wearing a balaclava.
Police on the scene at King Street and Clarence Street have advised people to avoid the area.
“There is a police operation that is ongoing in CBD,” a police spokesperson said.
Emergency services are responding and treating multiple patients.
Witnesses reported seeing multiple police cars and ambulances arriving on the scene.
A man is believed to be in police custody after arming himself with a knife and running through Sydney’s CBD.
A spokeswoman for NSW Police told 7NEWS.com.au the man was taken into custody on Clarence Street, near Wynyard Station, about 2pm Tuesday saying, “It is too early to determine whether there were any injuries.”