Frankfurt attack: Knifeman wounds multiple people at station

Knifeman wounds multiple people in attack at Frankfurt train station before being overpowered by police

  • Knifeman launched attack on Frankfurt station around 9am local time
  • Police say lone attacker injured ‘several’ others before being arrested 
  • A probe has been launched, with officers promising more information 

Multiple people have been wounded – some of them seriously – in a knife attack on a train station in Frankfurt.

The attack occurred around 9am in the central German city before police overpowered and arrested the attacker.  

A police spokesman said none of the victims had life-threatening injuries, but did not give more information. 

A police statement posted on Twitter said: ‘Frankfurt train district: One person was reported who is alleged to have injured several other people. They were arrested.

‘The exact circumstances of the crime are currently the subject of the investigation. There is no longer any danger. More information will follow.’

Multiple people have been injured – some of them seriously – after a knife attack on Frankfurt train station around 9am on Tuesday

Police said one person is thought to have attacked ‘multiple’ others before being overpowered by officers and arrested

An investigation has been launched with police promising to release more details ‘soon’

More to follow… 

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