Man charged with attempted murder after stabbing incident in Rygge

PolicePhoto: Carina Johansen / NTB
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A man in his 30s has been charged with attempted murder after another man was stabbed in a hotel in Rygge on Friday night.

The victim was flown to Ullevål hospital on Friday night after being stabbed inside a hotel in Rygge in Moss Municipality.

According to the newspaper Moss Avis, the man had been stabbed several times and was seriously injured. On Saturday morning, the police informed Dagbladet that they had received feedback from the hospital and that the man’s condition was stable.

Charged with attempted murder

The man in his 30s who the police arrested on the spot is charged with attempted murder.

“We have no doubt that we have arrested the right perpetrator,” police attorney Linda Tengesdal in the Eastern Police District told Moss Avis.

The police were notified of the incident at 10:33 PM on Friday. The stabbing took place inside a hotel in Halmstad in Rygge. Police rushed to the scene with several patrols, a dog patrol, and a police helicopter.

“There is a relationship between the injured and the suspected perpetrator. There is, therefore, no danger to others – from what we see now,” operations manager Arve Hermansen Hermansen said on Saturday.

Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews

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