Reporter Who Witnessed Sydney Knife Attack Explains How The Public Caught Him

Exactly what happened.


Team 107

14 August 2019

Team 107

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The Australian public was left horrified yesterday when story broke that one woman was killed and another injured after a man went on a rampage through Sydney’s CBD flinging a knife at civilians.

Those who carried out a citizen’s arrest before police arrived were quickly praised in the highest regard for their quick response and bravery, while plenty of posts have surfaced online regarding the now famous mike crate and cafe chair.

But just how did the whole incident go down and how did the public catch the attacker?

This morning, Bec & Cosi spoke with Channel 7 reporter Andrew Denney who witnessed the attack and arrest first hand.

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