A DEADLY KNIFE ATTACK IN CENTRAL LONDON LEFT A WOMAN DEAD AND FIVE OTHERS INJURED LAST NIGHT
A 60 year old woman was killed last night following a brutal knife attack by a 19-year-old man in Russell Square London
Police believe it may be terror- related and the 19-year old may have mental health issues
Witnesses said victims were "screaming and covered in blood" following the rampage, the woman that was brutally attacked -believed to be a Spanish speaker who was enjoying a hen do, she was knifed around 10.30pm last night.
A 19-year-old man was arrested at the scene after being tasered by Police in Russell Square - yards from where the 7/7 terror attack bombs detonated in 2005.
Reportedly four women and one man were injured in the barbaric attack
witnesses said they saw a girl lying on the floor with blood coming from her back. Also another girl had blood on her arm.
A witness described seeing another man 'flee the scene of the attack on a motorbike'
Apparently Another witness described to Evening Standard:
"The Police came to the hotel and a guest was telling them what he saw.
"He said there was a madman running around with a knife just lunging at people randomly and stabbing them. He was just going for anyone he could see."
The knife man was admitted at the hospital and has since been discharged and is in Police custody.
Tent where 60 year-old woman lay dead
Police officers at the scene
Police officers investigating in the area where the savage attack happened
Forensic team at the scene
It is reported that there is 600 strong armed Police presence in London and this was even before the knife attack
It took Police five minutes to get to the scene of the horrific attack in Russell Square London.