Man taken to hospital after stabbing in Harstad

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A man in his 20s was hospitalised with serious injuries after he was stabbed in Kvæfjord, in Troms on Friday night.

A middle-aged man has been arrested and charged with the stabbing. A message about the incident was sent to the police at 01.50. The man had been stabbed in the stomach, and on Saturday morning he arrived at hospital in Harstad with serious injuries.

Police said the man’s condition is stable.

‘A suspect will be questioned during Saturday’, said Stig Hansen, operations manager of Harstad police to the news agency NTB.

The incident occurred in a private residence in Kvæfjord, and a third person who was present is also being questioned, police said.


Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today