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19 Nov 2018 | 02:58 PM UTC

Denmark: Knife-wielding assailant subdued in Brabrand November 19

Denmark News Alert

Knife-wielding assailant shot and wounded by police after attempting to attack police officer in Brabrand November 19; heightened security presence expected in the area over the coming hours

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/19/2018, 12:00 AM until 11/19/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/Copenhagen). COUNTRY/REGION Brabrand (Aarhus municipality)


A knife-wielding assailant was shot and wounded by police after attempting to stab a police officer near a bus stop on Karen Blixen's Boulevard in Brabrand (Aarhus municipality) on the afternoon (local time) of Monday, November 19. The attacker has reportedly been critically injured and subdued by police. A heightened security presence has been deployed to the area as authorities continue to investigate the incident. Lingering traffic disruptions are to be expected near the scene over the coming hours.


Individuals in Brabrand are advised to avoid the area of the incident, monitor developments to the situation, and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities.


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