Australian Police Probe Reports of Man Armed With Knife

According to a police spokeswoman, Australian police are investigating reports of an armed man in downtown Sydney.

Sydney police have made an arrest while responding to reports of a man armed with a knife attacking members of the public, The Guardian reports.

The man was taken into custody, according to a spokeswoman for NSW Police.

“It is too early to determine whether there were any injuries,” spokeswoman said as quoted by the

​The man allegedly walked across a city street with a knife and jumped onto the bonnet of a car.

Social media videos reportedly show members of the public trying to restrain the armed man.

According to, an Australian media outlet, a woman was injured and was taken to hospital after the incident.

​Police urged the public to avoid the area nearby King and Clarence Streets.