HEROES have fought off a knife-wielding attacker with a chair before pinning him to the ground with a milk crate after he allegedly stabbed a woman and ran through the streets of Sydney with a huge blade.
The suspect was filmed yelling “Allahu Akbar ” and “shoot me in the f***ing face” as he ran through the Australian city with a bloody knife before brave witnesses – including three Brits – tackled him to the ground.
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.”
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