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21st Oct 2017

Several people injured as a result of stabbing attack in Munich

The suspect is a man in his 40s

Conor Heneghan

Police have warned people to avoid Rosenheimerplatz in Munich city centre as a result.

Police in Munich are on the hunt for a man in his 40s who injured several people in a knife attack in the city centre on Saturday morning.

The suspect has been described as man in his 40s, wearing grey trousers and a green jacket, carrying a backpack with a sleeping mat.

Although several people are believed to have been injured as a result of the attack, none of the injuries are believed to be life-threatening.

Police in Munich have urged people to avoid the area around Rosenheimerplatz station until further notice.