German police: Man attacks people with knife in Frankfurt

German police say a man with a knife has attacked and wounded several people in the city of Frankfurt before he was detained by authorities

ByThe Associated Press
January 26, 2021, 7:54 AM
Officers of the forensics department secure traces of blood on a sidewalk in the city center in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. German police say a man with a knife has attacked and wounded several people in the city of Frankfurt before h
Officers of the forensics department secure traces of blood on a sidewalk in the city center in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. German police say a man with a knife has attacked and wounded several people in the city of Frankfurt before he was detained by authorities. (Frank Rumpenhorst/dpa via AP)
The Associated Press

BERLIN -- A man with a knife attacked and wounded several people in the city of Frankfurt on Tuesday morning before he was detained by authorities.

Frankfurt police said that none of the victims had life-threatening injuries. A police spokeswoman said the investigation was still ongoing and they could not release any details about the attacker. She also did not know how many people were injured.

Local broadcaster Hessenschau reported that the incident took place near the city's main train station and that the victims were taken to nearby hospitals.

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