More details on knife attacker

Police in canton Aargau have released more information about the street attack on Wednesday afternoon.

Six people were injured in a random knife attack. A 43-year-old man is in custody. 

Police say the man started randomly stabbing people around the Zofingen train station. He’s said to be a Spanish national – although he had put in an asylum application – before later withdrawing it. 

He only entered Switzerland a few days before. 

Prosecutors say the man is showing ‘psychological abnormal behaviour’ and have requested the man is held for pre-trial detention. 

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