By Caitlyn Jones, Net Anchor
Final Up to date: Thursday, December 21, 2017, 6:33 AM EST
Greater than a dozen individuals have been injured in what police are calling a deliberate assault in Melbourne, Australia on Thursday.
- 14 individuals have been taken to hospital
- No particulars about driver, one other man revealed
- Officers: 2 males not related to terror teams
Media convention relating to the Flinders Road incident with Commander Russell Barrett. pic.twitter.com/j7zx0V5fYQ
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Two males have been arrested after a SUV drove right into a crowd of individuals in Melbourne’s in style Flinders Road. There isn’t any proof that the 2 males are related to any terrorism-associated or extremist teams, based on officers.
It occurred at four:forty five p.m. native time, which is 12:30 a.m. in Central Florida.
Fourteen individuals have been taken to the hospital, a number of of these important together with a preschool aged youngster.
Flinders Road is among the Australian metropolis’s busiest areas, particularly throughout final minute vacation buying and touring.
It’s between a serious practice station and the town middle.
Witness Jim Stoupas says the act appeared deliberate, “I do not know, it might have been any person who had coronary heart assault within the car however any person is in custody. However it appears to to not decelerate. There was no breaking; there was no try and decelerate. He actually careened like he was on the freeway.”
A motive has not been decided but and the 2 males arrested haven’t been charged as police are nonetheless investigating.