Reports of stabbing in Sydney's CBD

The Alleged Sydney Knife Attacker Was Subdued By Punters With Chairs & A Milk Crate

The man is suspected of stabbing at least one woman and trying to stab more people on the street in Sydney, Australia, on Tuesday.

Superintendent Gavin Wood of NSW Police Force said that the young woman who was stabbed in the back in Hotel CBD was in a stable condition in St Vincent's Hospital.

Australian police are investigating unconfirmed reports of an armed man in downtown Sydney, a police spokeswoman said on Tuesday, and witnesses reported seeing an injured man carrying a knife.

Police said the suspect - a 21-year-old man from Maryong in New South Wales - attempted to stab several people before being arrested.

A United Kingdom man who helped chase and tackle the alleged Sydney stabber who was "covered in blood and wielding a knife", says he didn't think twice because he sees Australia as his "new home".

7 News reported that the suspect yelled "Allahu Akbar" as he ran down the street, before he was apprehended.

He said that the man "was shouting radical things" but that he did not want to repeat them.

"To approach a person, with clear evidence of a stabbing, these people are heroes". A 21-year-old woman, now unidentified, was later found dead in a unit block nearby.

"We just finished lunch", he told the Guardian news outlet.

Video of man being arrested after police operation in Sydney's CBD on King and Clarence St.

Our counter-terrorist command immediately stood up and the joint CT team which includes police and state and fed agencies, have assessed all available info in relation to his crime and it is not now classed as a terrorism based incident.

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Further footage shows members of the public restraining the man near Wynyard station, holding him down by using chairs across his body and a milk crate over his head.

"As police made their way to the location, there were multiple reports the man had stabbed someone near the corner of King and Clarence Streets".

"We all just ran down the building and chased him down the street", said Roberts.

"The male offender was on his own and there was no other person complicit at this stage", he said Police have praised the efforts of passersby who held the attacker.

"The attacker is now in police custody following the fearless actions of those who were present at the scene and were able to. restrain him", Mr Morrison said.

Mr O'Shaughnessy said: "We saw what was going on and chased the man".

He said the alleged offender was then knocked to the ground by a member of the public who grabbed a chair and "whacked him".

"They are significantly courageous people", he said.

"These people are heroes, and I want to acknowledge that". And I must acknowledge that those people who got involved were courageous.

The man was expected to be formally charged by police Wednesday.

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