UPDATE: The perpetrator was arrested. This was stated by a spokesman for the Prague police.
A man armed with a machete killed a teacher in a school in Prague on Thursday morning, police said.
Novinky.cz reports that the suspect attacked a vocational school in Ohradní Street in Michle.
“An unknown perpetrator attacked one of the teachers of the secondary school in Prague 4 with a machete. Unfortunately, he did not survive the attack. The perpetrator fled the scene and several hundred police are now searching for him. A helicopter is also being deployed. The weapon was left behind after the attack,” police said on Twitter.
Před polednem neznámý pachatel zaútočil mačetou na jednoho z učitelů střední školy v Praze 4. Ten útok bohužel nepřežil. Pachatel z místa utekl a nyní po něm usilovně pátrá několik stovek policistů. Do pátrání je nasazený i vrtulník. Zbraň po útoku zůstala na místě. #policiepha
— Policie ČR (@PolicieCZ) March 31, 2022
“Police are currently investigating the motive for this terrible act,” police spokesman Jan Rybanský said.