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AustraliaMotorists warned to avoid Sydney CBD after alleged York St stabbing

10:43  13 august  2019
10:43  13 august  2019 Source:   smh.com.au

Sydney Stabbing attack: Major travel delays for commuters

Sydney Stabbing attack: Major travel delays for commuters Sydney commuters are being warned to expect major peak-hour delays this evening after a fatal stabbing.

Man arrested after stabbing rampage in Sydney CBD . A woman has been rushed to hospital following reports a man went on a stabbing rampage in the Sydney CBD . It’s believed the woman was stabbed inside Hotel CBD , on the corner of York and King streets , which police say remains an

Transport update still says to avoid Sydney CBD . "Officers from Sydney City Police Area Command are on scene and will conduct inquiries into whether the incident is linked to an "Many buses in the Sydney CBD are also diverting away from their usual routes, and are using different roads or bus stops.

Motorists warned to avoid Sydney CBD after alleged York St stabbing© Peter Rae A number of streets in the CBD have been closed due to the police operation.

Motorists are urged to avoid Sydney’s CBD this afternoon due to ‘‘extremely heavy’’ traffic in the area, after roads were closed following a major police operation to catch a man carrying a knife who allegedly stabbed a woman.

Transport officials say about 24 bus routes in and out of the CBD have also been disrupted.

Buses have been diverted away from Carrington Street as a result of road closures, and services into the CBD are terminating on York Street before Margaret Street instead. Buses on routes out of the central city are beginning their trips from York Street near Wynyard Park.

Sydney stabbing attack victim named

Sydney stabbing attack victim named The woman killed in an alleged knife rampage in Sydney's CBD has been named as Michaela Dunn. The 24-year-old escort was allegedly killed by Mert Ney, 20, yesterday afternoon at an apartment on Clarence Street. © Instagram The woman killed in an alleged knife rampage in Sydney's CBD ha He then allegedly stabbed a woman in the back at the CBD Hotel on the corner of Clarence and York Streets, before being chased and then wrestled to the ground by heroic passers who used chairs and a milk crate.

Reports of a stabbing in Sydney 's CBD . Peter Rae. The man in his 20s yelled at police: "f***ing shoot me in the f***ing head", before he was wrestled to the ground "So insane! A random dude just started stabbing people in the city right outside where we were having lunch," @JackHuddo said on Twitter.

Man arrested after alleged Sydney CBD stabbing attack, woman's body found nearby. The alleged rampage unfolded at Sydney 's CBD Hotel on the corner of Clarence Street and York Streets at 2pm when Motorists are advised to avoid King Street in the Sydney CBD due to the continuing police

‘‘Traffic is extremely heavy at the moment,’’ a Transport Management Centre spokesman said.

Clarence Street has been closed between Market and York streets, and King Street remains closed between Clarence and York streets. Police and other emergency services remain at the scene.

An entrance to Wynyard Station on Clarence Street has been closed, and commuters are advised to use other entrances to the busy CBD station such as York Street or Barangaroo.

Trains are still operating as normal, however.

Police and ambulance officers swooped on the area at the northern end of the central city at about 2pm after a man was seen walking along York Street carrying a knife.

A short time later, police found a woman with a stab wound in a hotel near the corner of King and Clarence streets, while members of the public subdued the man using a milk crate and chairs.

Alleged Sydney stabber remains in hospital.
The NSW government will review how agencies dealt with a 20-year-old man before he allegedly murdered a woman and went on a stabbing rampage in Sydney's CBD.

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