Police hold suspect after knife attack MUNICH

Pauline Gross
October 22, 2017

Munich police have detained the man who probably attacked people with a knife.

The lone attacker apparently went after passers-by indiscriminately with a knife, police said.

The man assaulted passersby in several places near Rosenheimer Platz in the eastern part of the city centre at around 0630 GMT, inflicting "light" injuries on four people, a police spokesman told AFP.

A motive for the attack has yet to be established.

About three hours after the stabbings, police arrested a man matching that description who had initially tried to evade officers. Four people received minor injuries in the attack.

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Police issued a description of the suspect, who appeared to be about 40-years-old and riding a black bicycle.

People in the area were warned to stay inside after the attack and police tweeted they were looking for the man "with all available police forces".

The arrest of the suspect in his 30s brought calm back to the streets of the Bavarian capital after a tense morning.

"At this point in the investigation, there is no indication of a political or religious motivation", Andra said, adding that the perpetrator was believed to have had a "psychological disorder".

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