Man attacks three women with knife at train station in Mulhouse, France
Attaque à l’arme blanche à la gare de #Mulhouse. 3 femmes agressées par un homme non encore identifié.— Bruno Fuchs (@bruno_fuchs) December 9, 2018
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All the victims of the attacker are women, at least two of them received injuries. The third one has reportedly managed to flee the man, who only tore her clothes.
The suspect was apparently “known” to the police prior to the incident, according to local media. The man fled the scene, yet he was promptly apprehended by law enforcement.
The suspect is described as an “unstable” individual and was sent by police for a psychiatric check.
The two injured women have been attended by a medic, who happened to be at the scene and then rushed to a local hospital. One of the women was reportedly stabbed in the back, while another one – wounded in her stomach.
The incident occurred at the railway station, located in the eastern French city of Mulhouse, close to the border with Germany.
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