Stockholm Sweden: Police Officer stabbed in neck by knifeman (Tourist Area)

Posted on August 31, 2017 • Filed under: Europe, Tourist Warning

A KNIFEMAN slashed a police officer the neck in the Swedish capital Stockholm this morning. / A massive emergency response rushed to Medborgarplatsen Square — one of the largest in the city — at around 10:30am local time Cops arrested one suspect and confirmed a colleague was injured.

“It seems to be a completely unprovoked attack”, Stockholm Police spokesman Lars Byström said.

Bystanders reportedly saw a man approaching the officer from behind and lunging at his neck near Bjorn’s Garden, a small park just off the square.

Police inspector Ronnie Tellberger said the officer was stabbed more than once in the back and neck. Read Article

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