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Police in Magdeburg, Germany searching for knife attacker

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Police in Magdeburg, Germany searching for knife attacker


Police in Magdeburg, Germany are looking for a knife-attacker went on a rampage, attacking several people.

Police officers initially had reports of a man who tried to steal a smartphone from a 14-year-old.

When that failed, he stabbed an elderly woman in the back. She was admitted to hospital with knife wounds. Her injuries are not life-threatening.

The suspect then tried to steal a bicycle from a 63-year-old man in an apparent attempt to flee.

He then kicked a teenage woman in the stomach and pushed her to the ground. An older woman was stabbed in the hand.

The suspect is described as a male of slim build between 25 and 35 years of age, 183cm, dressed in blue jeans, a green jacket and wearing a black baseball cap.

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