Update – Attacker a Known Lone Wofiie – According to the Grand Rabbi of Strasbourg, the aggressor had already attacked an Orthodox Jew in 2010.
A rabbi has been stabbed by an attacker shouting “Allah Akbar” in the city of Strasbourg, sparking fears France has fallen victim to another Islamist-inspired terror attack.
The attacker, who is understood to have been arrested, shouted the Islamic phrase meaning God is great during the attack, according to reports in French media.
More… Jewish rabbi is stabbed in Strasbourg by ‘Muslim attacker’
That didn’t take long….
The attacker is believed to have a history of mental health issues.
Police have ruled out terrorism as a motive.
Selon une source proche de l'enquête, la piste d'un acte terroriste est formellement écartée. L'homme connu pour antécédents psychiatriques.
— Alexandra Gonzalez (@AlexandraGzz) August 19, 2016