A 38-year-old man has been arrested by police investigating a series of attacks on women in Belfast on Monday night.
A woman pedestrian was stabbed in the first attack on Castle Place in the city centre at 19:42 BST.
Four women were stabbed and two were punched during a one-and-half hour period in south and central Belfast.
The man has been taken to Musgrave police station for questioning.
Police said none of the victims’ injuries was life-threatening, but it had been “hugely traumatic” for them.
The six women were all aged 19 to 22.
Police believe a man on a bicycle was responsible for all the attacks.
Ch Supt Simon Walls said “the attacks were “frightening” and “completely random”.