18 year old killed in Vadsø

VadsøCoop in Vadsø.Photo: Ole Gunnar Onsøien/ iFinnmark / NTB scanpix

A young man died after he was stabbed at the Coop Extra grocery store in Vadsø center late on Saturday. The police have not arrested the perpetrator.


‘’The police have put in all available resources. There is also a request for helicopter assistance in the search, police in the Finnmark police district announced in a press release at 00.58.

The police were notified of the knife attack at 21.55 and police,ambulances and fire services came out.

“The 18-year-old was found dead shortly after,” police said.They do not want to give more information at this time.

“This has triggered reactions among young people in the city,and we have established a crisis team and a meeting place at Scandic hotels where adults and health professionals are present to take care of the youth,” said Jens Betsi, the councillor in Vadsø Municipality, to iFinnmark news.

He stated that the young man’s relatives have been notified,and also that they are being taken care of.

Betsi told VG news that the deceased was a well-liked man in the community.


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