Saturday 21 September 2019

Man shot in Denmark after police officer attacked with knife

Police are seen, after a man was hit by a police shot in Brabrand, when he attacked a patrol with a knife in Aarhus West, Denmark Photo: Ritzau Scanpix/Mikkel Berg Pedersen
Police are seen, after a man was hit by a police shot in Brabrand, when he attacked a patrol with a knife in Aarhus West, Denmark Photo: Ritzau Scanpix/Mikkel Berg Pedersen
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

There is a heavy police presence in Aarhus West, Denmark after a patrol officer was attacked with a knife this evening.

Local media are reporting that the man is in a serious condition in hospital.

Police are seen, after a man was hit by a police shot in Brabrand, when he attacked a patrol with a knife in Aarhus West Photo: Reuters
Police are seen, after a man was hit by a police shot in Brabrand, when he attacked a patrol with a knife in Aarhus West Photo: Reuters

The Republic of Ireland are playing Denmark in Aarhus this evening for their final UEFA Nations League match tonight.

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