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Sydney stabbing: man had history of mental illness, police say – live

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A woman’s body has been found and a second woman taken to hospital with a stab wound after passersby restrain a man wielding a large knife • What we know so far about the CBD knife attack
10.02am BST ABC reports the 41-year-old woman who was stabbed this afternoon is recovering well, but unlikely to be discharged from hospital tonight.Sydney stabbing: 41 year old woman who was stabbed in the back in Sydney CBD is stable, conscious and talking. Hospital says she’s recovering well and is unlikely to be discharged this evening @abcnews @abcsydney @rgloveroz 9.48am BST The Sydney Morning Herald has reported further details about the discovery of the 21-year-old woman, citing a bystander who said a young man came running to police to report hearing a woman screaming from inside the Clarence House apartments.There they struggled to enter the building. The officer and the young man tried to gain the attention of those inside by pressing on multiple apartment buzzers.Soon after a young woman came to the door, a mobile phone in one hand. Visibly distressed, the woman appealed to the officer: “you’ve got to help me.” Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/live/2019/aug/13/sydney-operation-king-clarence-streets-live

Author : Helen Davidson

Publish date : 2019-08-13 09:08:58

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