MINTO, AU (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.