Melbourne attack driver had mental health issues but no terror connection
Melbourne, Australia (CNN)The driver of a car which plowed into Christmas shoppers in Melbourne Thursday had a history of drug use and mental health issues, police said.
- Police said the 32-year-old driver was the sole occupant of the white Suzuki 4WD at the time of the crash.
- He’s an Australian citizen of Afghan descent who was known to police but only for minor offenses.
- A second man arrested at the scene is not believed to be connected to the incident, police said.
- There’s been no change in the state’s threat levels.