4 people wounded by man on stabbing rampage in New Zealand

WELLINGTON: A man wounded four people in a stabbing rampage on Thursday (Jun 23) in New Zealand’s biggest city before bystanders brought him to the ground, authorities said.

Police District Commander Naila Hassan said that the suspect in the Auckland attack was in custody.

“This was an extremely fast-moving incident, where our police staff responded quickly, apprehended the offender and prevented further harm to our communities,” Hassan said.

No motive for the attack was immediately apparent.