The Latest: Police: 1 attacker in German market stabbings

BERLIN

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the attack at a supermarket in Hamburg (all times local):

5:10 p.m.

German police says there was definitely only one attacker with a knife who went into a supermarket in Hamburg and stabbed several people.

German police say one person has died in the Friday afternoon attack and several people have suffered stab wounds. They said on Twitter that they don’t have information on the assailant’s motive or on the exact number of victims.

They added that “initial reports about robbery as a possible motive so far have not been confirmed.”

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4:35 p.m.

German police say one person has died after a man with a knife attacked several people at a supermarket in Hamburg.

The assailant entered the supermarket in the Barmbek district on Friday afternoon and stabbed customers before fleeing, police said. Witnesses followed him and alerted police, who arrested him near the scene.

Police said several people suffered stab wounds and one of the victims was fatally wounded.

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