The centre of Barnsley, England, was completely closed this morning, after someone was stabbed with a knife. Witnesses watched a Muslim with the weapon walking through the centre and stabbing a passerby.
The suspect was arrested in the meantime.
The South Yorkshire police arrested a woman this morning after she walked through the center of Barnsley with a knife and wounded a passerby with the weapon. The identity of the woman has not yet been made known, but according to the first witnesses it would be a young Muslim.
On the internet the bystanders testify how the Muslim woman with her knife swung around and shouted Arabic words. According to the witnesses, the woman was still accompanied by two Muslim men.
The victim sustained minor injuries. The police call on the residents to remain vigilant.
UPDATE: Please see below for update on #Barnsley town centre incident. One person is in police custody. If you see anything suspicious or hold information about this morning’s incident, please call 101 quoting incident number 246 8/9/18 pic.twitter.com/dAlXzlaX9y
— SouthYorkshirePolice (@syptweet) September 8, 2018
Omg go shopping to Barnsley only to see a Muslim woman with a large knife trying to stab everyone near traders stalls ad shouting in Arabic,i followed her to interchange then police arrived,they arrested her but the 2 Muslim men went back in town,police looking for them
— hazchez (@hazboy) September 8, 2018