Police were called to reports of a multiple stabbing at the Manchester Arndale shopping centre.
Three people was knifed two women a 19-year-old and a 40-year-old and a male in his 50’s all were taken to hospital and are currently stable, two more people were injured.
Another woman in her 40’s was not knifed but has been assessed and did not need to go to hospital after being checked over by paramedics.
A man who is believed to be aged 41 and from Manchester has been arrested at the scene on suspicion of serious assault and remains in custody for questioning.
Police are now saying that this attack was terror related
Manchester Arndale and everywhere else in the city centre will be full of armed officers this weekend, the arndale itself will be back to business from 8am tomorrow morning.