Melbourne stabbings: Man arrested

Melbourne stabbings: Man arrested

A man has been arrested after a stabbing incident in central Melbourne, Australia in which at least three people got severely injured.

After several attempts, two police officers could subdue the miscreant who also tried to attack the police also with a knife. Victoria Police said the arrested man had been taken into custody in a critical condition.

Actually, the police had initially been called to reports of a car fire.Paramedics who reached the spot for treatment said they had treated three people at the scene - one is suspected to be in a critical condition.

Police said they were "not looking for anyone further at this early stage". "The exact circumstances are yet to be determined at this stage," they said in a statement.

The police and State Premier Daniel Andrews asked people to avoid the area, which has been cordoned off.