An armed man has been arrested in central Sydney after stabbing a woman and being detained on the street by members of the public, police say.Police said the man also attempted to carry out further stabbings and that there were multiple crime scenes.The injured woman was taken to hospital in a stable condition. Police said there was no ongoing threat to the public.Authorities urged people to avoid the area in the city centre.Images posted online showed emergency crews converging on the scene.
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Police operation King & Clarence St, Sydney CBD. Please avoid the area. More to come…— NSW Police Force (@nswpolice) August 13, 2019
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