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Man with knife hurts woman, child at school in Germany

Man with knife hurts woman, child at school in Germany
Police say a man apparently attacked a woman and a 7-year-old girl with a knife at an elementary school in southwestern Germany and then fled

A man apparently attacked a woman and a 7-year-old girl with a knife at an elementary school in southwestern Tyskland on Friday and then fled, sa politiet.

The school in Esslingen, nær Stuttgart, was closed for a regional vacation, but some children were being looked after there during the holiday. The girl and the woman, a 61-year-old supervisor, were taken to a hospital with injuries that weren’t considered life-threatening.

Politiet said in a statement that officers were looking for a suspect, who was described as being in his early 30s. Investigators also are gathering information about the circumstances surrounding the attack, which happened around 8 er.