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AustraliaSydney stabbing suspect tackled by 'highest order of heroes' using chairs and milk crate

13:08  13 august  2019
13:08  13 august  2019 Source:   abc.net.au

Armed man arrested after major police operation in Sydney CBD

Armed man arrested after major police operation in Sydney CBD An armed man has been arrested in central Sydney after being restrained by members of the public.

Four men say they instinctively sprung into action, pushing through terrified crowds fleeing from a knife-wielding man who had jumped onto the bonnet of a car in Sydney 's CBD.

Two women were stabbed —one fatally—in Sydney , Australia, on Tuesday, before a male suspect was tackled by "the highest order of heroes ." Reportedly assisted by axe-wielding firefighters, the men then used a chair to bring down the suspect before restraining his head with a milk crate .

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The Prime Minister and the NSW Police Minister have praised bystanders who put themselves at risk by tackling a man armed with a knife in central Sydney and holding him down until police arrived.

Commissioner Mick Fuller said the men who tackled the man suspected of stabbing two women were "the highest order of heroes".

Armed with nothing more than chairs, a milk crate and crowbar, several men chased the man as he ran up Clarence Street and jumped on the bonnet and roof of a car.

My brother was the hero: stabbing witness

My brother was the hero: stabbing witness Police have praised members of the public who bravely chased down and restrained a man who allegedly stabbed a woman in Sydney's CBD.

Witnesses used chairs and a milk crate to arrest the suspect , pinning him to the ground as police HEROES have fought off a knife-wielding attacker with a chair before pinning him to the ground Brits caught up in Sydney stabbing recount moment they heard screams as knifeman stalked city's streets.

Sydney Stabbing Milk Crate refers to a plastic milk crate that was used to subdue a man wielding a knife who allegedly killed one woman and injured The following day, Yahoo [1] published an article titled " Sydney stabbing : # Milkcrate meme praises actions of British brothers as internet mocks US

Sydney stabbing suspect tackled by 'highest order of heroes' using chairs and milk crate© Provided by Australian Broadcasting Corporation Left to right: Alex Roberts, Lee Cuthbert, Luke and Paul O'Shaughnessy chased down a man who went on a stabbing rampage in Sydney CBD. (Supplied: Facebook) Four of those men — Paul O'Shaughnessy, Luke O'Shaughnessy, Lee Cuthbert and Alex Roberts — said they instinctively sprung into action when they saw the commotion below the York Street recruitment office where they work.

Sydney stabbing suspect tackled by 'highest order of heroes' using chairs and milk crate© ABC News The men used chairs and a milk crate to restrain the man. "[He] jumped on a car wielding a knife with blood on it and we were like, 'Wow, what's going on here'," Paul O'Shaughnessy said.

"So immediately, we just got the troops and said, 'Right, let's go and see if we can help'."

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He said they ran down through throngs of terrified bystanders fleeing the scene and "just continued to chase the guy while other people were just going away".

UK 'proud' of ex footballer at centre of Sydney stabbing rampage

UK 'proud' of ex footballer at centre of Sydney stabbing rampage As news unfurled across Australia of the deadly stabbing in Sydney's CBD, the UK woke to find it was three British men who were being hailed heroes half a world away for their roles in the rampage. Brothers Paul and Luke O'Shaughnessy and Lee Cuthbert, all from Manchester, about 330km north of London, saw the drama unfold and chased suspect Mert Ney down. They pinned him to the ground and put a milk crate over his head and a chair over his torso to stop him from escaping until police arrived. © Nine Mert Ney is held down and searched by police following a stabbing rampage in Sydney's CBD.

The heroes of the Sydney CBD stabbing . The alleged Sydney knifeman was carrying information related to terrorism ideology but police are not Three other bystanders joined in, one armed with a chair and another with a milk crate . The group, who police have described as “ heroes ”, managed to

THREE hero Brits have revealed the moment they tackled a blood-soaked knifeman with chairs and a milk crate in Sydney today. Three Brits heroically held the suspect down with a milk crate and chairs . The suspect has no known terror To see all content on The Sun, please use the Site Map.

"Because obviously, he's wielding a knife. I don't know whether it's an instinct thing or what, but we was like, 'Right, we've just got to try and restrain this guy from doing any more'."

The man was allegedly waving a large knife and then jumped back down from the car roof and into the middle of the road, shouting as his pursuers continued to close in.

They eventually knocked him down with a cafe chair, and then used a milk crate to hold his head to the footpath as first firefighters then police arrived to restrain him.

Mr Cuthbert — from Manchester, UK, along with Paul and Luke O'Shaughnessy — said they were shaken after the incident but did not hesitate to defend their "new home".

A 21-year-old woman's body was found at an apartment complex near the scene and another woman, aged 41, was taken to hospital after allegedly being stabbed by the armed man.

'He had blood all over him'

Sydney stabbing suspect tackled by 'highest order of heroes' using chairs and milk crate© AAP: Dean Lewins Paul O'Shaughnessy speaks to police outside of Hotel CBD. Paul O'Shaughnessy said Luke, whose professional profile states he is a champion Thai boxer, was the "real hero".

Timeline of how 'terrifying carnage' of Sydney stabbing unfolded

Timeline of how 'terrifying carnage' of Sydney stabbing unfolded A man is is expected to be charged after allegedly killing a woman before unleashing "terrifying carnage" with a butcher's knife in the city's CBD. Mert Ney, 21, was arrested yesterday afternoon after he allegedly stabbed a 41-year-old woman at the Hotel CBD about 2pm and then tried to stab countless others as he wandered the streets before being detained near Wynyard station. The body of a 21-year-old woman, believed to be a sex worker, was discovered at a Clarence Street apartment after the stabbing unfolded. Police said the homicide and stabbing were linked.

The group of Sydney workers armed themselves with chairs and milk crates to take on Mert Ney, a Nay would be pinned down to the ground with chairs , stools and a milk crate before police arrived to take him Police Superintendent Gavin Wood said those who held down the suspect were " heroes ".

Australian police hailed members of the public as heroes Tuesday after they stopped a man on a deadly stabbing rampage through central Sydney , pinning him to the ground with café chairs and a milk crate . The attacker, named in local media as 21-year-old Mert Nay, allegedly killed one woman

"He pursued him the hardest and managed to get a grip of him with another man," he said.

"We just waited for the cops to come. He had blood all over him."

Sydney stabbing suspect tackled by 'highest order of heroes' using chairs and milk crate© AAP: Dean Lewins The hotel where a woman was found by NSW Police with stab wounds. Prime Minister Scott Morrison commended "the brave actions of those who were present" and said his "thoughts are with all those who have been impacted by this violent attack".

'This is how Sydneysiders respond'

NSW Police Minister David Elliot said the men had "acted well and truly beyond the call of any citizen".

"Can I also congratulate those firefighters … as having also gone beyond the call of duty," he said.

Channel 7 cameraman Paul Walker, who was stuck in traffic in the area during the incident, told the ABC a group of firefighters sprung into action when the suspect jumped onto the bonnet of a car.

"Suddenly these firies who were in a fire truck a couple of vehicles in front jumped out," he said.

"They had axes in their hand and were yelling at him to stop, put his weapon down and he just ignored them."

Mr Elliot said he would make sure the firefighters got the appropriate accolades and he would "be ensuring everybody knows this is how Sydneysiders respond".

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