Man in medieval clothes arrested after two killed in Quebec sword attack |
TORONTO, Nov 1 — Two people were killed and five wounded in a Halloween attack in Quebec City by a sword-wielding suspect dressed in medieval clothing, Canadian police said early today.
The attacks occurred in the Old Quebec neighbourhood of the city.
The suspect, “a man in his mid-20s,” was armed with a sword and dressed in “medieval clothing,” a Quebec City police spokesman said during a press briefing.
The man was arrested shortly before 1:00 am. Police have not given a motive for the attacks.
Police have asked city residents to stay inside with the doors locked while their investigation was underway. — AFP