German police advise people to stay indoors as they search for suspect who fled scene on black bicycle
All available officers were searching for the stabbing suspect, Munich police said.
A man has injured five people with a knife in Munich, German police said, adding that they were searching for the suspect whose motive remains unclear.
Police said the man fled the scene on a black bicycle and urged people in the Rosenheimer Platz area of the city to remain at home.
They described the suspect as a man in his 40s, wearing grey trousers, a green jacket, and a backpack with a sleeping mat.
Täterbeschreibung:ca.40 Jahre,Mann, unterwegs mit schwarz. Rad, graue Hose,grüne Trainingsjacke, Rucksack mit Isomatte. #Rosenheimerplatz
— Polizei München (@PolizeiMuenchen) October 21, 2017
“We are searching for the perpetrator of the attack with all available police,” a statement from the force in the Bavarian capital said. It added that the possible motives for the attack were unknown.
According to the online edition of the daily Bild, none of the victims suffered life threatening injuries.