A WOMAN is fighting for her life and two folks have been injured after a knifeman went on a stabbing spree at the Australian National University.
A person, 24, has been arrested after ACT Policing and ACT Ambulance Service had been referred to as to the university in Canberra at 2.45pm on Monday.
Two of the victims, each 20-12 months-outdated girls, had been discovered with stab wounds and brought to hospital.
One of them was seen being wheeled away on a stretcher by paramedics close to the university’s library.
One girl has been left in a essential situation, whereas the opposite is alleged to be in a steady situation.
The third sufferer was a 34-12 months-outdated man who sustained minor accidents and was handled at the scene.
The man who was arrested has been taken into custody however is but to be charged.
It is known that he was not a scholar at the university.
Yet his motivation for the assault stays unknown.
An e-mail was despatched out to employees and college students by ANU this afternoon, informing them of the incident.
It learn: “An individual is in police custody and there is no threat to the community.”
They additionally despatched out a Tweet, saying: “There has been an incident on campus. Police are at the scene and have the situation under control, with an individual in custody.”
Students had acquired a message by way of the university’s safety app at the time of the assault, warning them to keep away from Fellows Oval, which is close to to the Chifley Library.
“Police are at the scene and an individual is in custody,” the alert mentioned.
“Please stay away from Fellows Oval … there is no threat to the community.”
Detectives have appealed for witnesses and anybody with cell phone footage of the incident to return ahead.
Witnesses are urged to go to the City Police Station or name Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.