Police officers stand guard at Victoria Station in Manchester, England, after a man stabbed three people. (Source: Pat Hurst/PA via AP) The 25-year-old man who was arrested at the scene on Monday night is now being detained under a mental health law, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said late on Tuesday. The suspect reportedly shouted “Allah” and “long live the Caliphate” during what GMP Chief Constable Ian Hopkins called a “horrific attack” on three people, including a police officer. “(The) man arrested last night … following the incident at Manchester Victoria Station has been assessed by specialist medical staff and detained under the Mental Health Act,” GMP said in a statement. “The Counter Terrorism investigation remains ongoing. “There is nothing to suggest the involvement of other people in this attack, but confirming this remains a main priority for the investigation,” the force added. Officers are still searching an address in the northwestern English city “which is believed to be where the man had most recently been living”, according to Hopkins. A man and a woman, both in their 50s, were being treated in hospital Tuesday after sustaining serious but not life-threatening injuries to their abdomens, while the British Transport Police officer… Read full this story
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