Britons hailed as 'heroes' after helping restrain man accused of Sydney knife attack

Former Bury professional footballer one of two brothers who tackled armed man in the city centreSydney CBD stabbing – live newsTwo Britons – one a former professional footballer – have helped restrain a man accused of a stabbing attack in broad...

Britons hailed as 'heroes' after helping restrain man accused of Sydney knife attack

Former Bury professional footballer one of two brothers who tackled armed man in the city centre

Two Britons – one a former professional footballer – have helped restrain a man accused of a stabbing attack in broad daylight in the centre of Sydney.

Police and ambulances responded to reports of an armed man about 2pm in the heart of the city’s business district. Police said the man had allegedly stabbed a woman in the back and “attempted to stab multiple people”. A woman was later found dead in a nearby apartment in a case which is believed to be connected.

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