Greater Manchester Police Assistant Chief Constable Russ Jackson said authorities do not know the motive for Friday’s attack, but “it appears random, is certainly brutal and of course, extremely frightening for anyone who witnessed it.”
Jackson said several people were injured.
Police say the man entered the Arndale shopping center in Manchester at 11:15 a.m. armed with a large knife. Two unarmed police officers confronted him, and he chased the officers as they called for urgent assistance.
Counterterror police are leading an investigation into a stabbing incident that injured four people at a shopping…