Two people have so far been charged with violence against the police after 20-30 young people attacked the police at Mortensrud in Oslo on Monday night.
“We take incidents where officials are exposed to violence very seriously. We want them to be safe at work,” Terje Beckman Dahl at the Oslo police told Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK).
It was around 10:30 PM on Monday when a police patrol was attacked by between 20 and 30 young people, in connection with the patrol arresting two people in a criminal case that is under investigation.
“The young people threw objects at the patrol, and there was a physical scuffle,” operations manager Gjermund Stokkli noted.
The police had to defend themselves with batons. They got control of the situation after several patrols arrived at the scene.
Two people are now charged with violence against the police. Dahl told TV 2 that one of them is said to have hit a police officer in the face.
“More people might be reported for attacking the police,” Dahl told NRK.
Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews
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