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The Police confirm five people stabbed and one arrested for “serious assault” in Manchester

October 11, 2019

LONDON, Oct. 11 (EUROPE PRESS) –

At least five people have been stabbed this Friday near a mall in Manchester, in northern England, in an incident in which the police have arrested a man in his 40s for “serious assault.”

“In these first moments we keep an open mind about the motivation of this terrible incident and its circumstances,” said the Police, in a statement in which he indicated that the Counter-Terrorist Police has assumed the investigation.

The Manchester Police have indicated that their agents have come to the scene after they were alerted to an “incident” at the Arndale Mall, in the center of the city of Manchester. “The officers who have come and the first inquiries indicate that several people have been stabbed,” he said.

Police have reported that he has arrested a man “about 40 years of age” as a suspect of “serious assault” and that he has been taken for questioning. “Investigations continue,” he concluded.

The local newspaper 'Manchester Evening News' has reported that, as a result of the event, the Arndale shopping center has been evicted and has echoed a video broadcast on social networks such as Twitter in which police officers are seen capturing to an individual after shooting him with a laser-type electric gun.