Man charged in 'ISIS-inspired' stabbing in Sydney

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A man was arrested in the Sydney suburb of Minto for allegedly stabbing a 59-year-old man and attempting to attack an officer in what police are describing as a terrorist act. (KTRK)

A man was arrested in the Sydney suburb of Minto for allegedly stabbing a 59-year-old man and attempting to attack an officer in what police are describing as a terrorist act.

The 22-year-old was charged with committing a terrorist act and attempted murder after stabbing a man walking through a nature reserve "a number of times," according to a statement from the Australian Joint Counter Terrorism Team.

The victim suffered serious injuries and was hospitalized. He remains in critical condition.

The attacker allegedly attempted to stab a responding officer through a window before he was arrested.

A large knife was recovered from the scene and taken for forensic analysis.
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