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14 Jul 2020 | 10:41 PM UTC

Norway: Reports of stabbings in Sarpsborg July 14

Norway News Alert

Reports of several stabbings in Sarpsborg (Viken county) on July 14, police urging people to stay indoors; follow authority directives

TIMEFRAME expected from 7/14/2020, 12:00 AM until 7/16/2020, 11:59 PM (Europe/Oslo). COUNTRY/REGION Sarpsborg (Viken county)

Event

Emerging reports on Tuesday, July 14, indicate that three people have been stabbed - two of which are reportedly critical - at two different addresses in Sarpsborg (Viken county). The Eastern Police District are urging people to stay indoors and await further information. It is unclear at this time whether the stabbings are related, although some reports are suggesting that an arrest has been made in relation to the incident. 

A heightened security presence is to be anticipated in the short term. 

Advice

Those in Sarpsborg are advised to monitor developments and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.  

 

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