An attack on Jerusalem's annual Gay Pride Parade has left six people wounded.

According to Haaretz, officials have identified Yishai Schlissel as the suspected attacker.

Schlissel was recently released from prison after serving a 10-year sentence for attacking three people who participated in the city's 2005 parade.

Only one woman was critically wounded in Thursday's attack.

Schlissel stabbed the marchers with a knife as the parade wound through Keren Hayesod Street. He was quickly subdued by police.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denounced the attack in a statement.

“In Israel, everyone, including the LGBT community, has the right to live in peace, and we will defend that right,” he said. “I welcome the Israeli religious leadership's condemnation of this terrible crime, and I call on all those in positions of leadership to join them and denounce this contemptible act. In the name of all Israelis, I wish the wounded a full and speedy recovery.”

Schlissel was released from prison in June. Residents of his hometown told Haaretz that in hand-written pamphlets Schlissel called on “all Jews faithful to God” to risk “beating and imprisonment” in an effort to stop the parade from taking place.