PHOTO: Armed police intervention at NAV office in Bergen: Two people have been stabbed

Danmarksplass - NAV BergenPhoto: Marit Hommedal / NTB

Armed police have moved out to the NAV office at Danmarksplass in Bergen, Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK) writes.

Two people were stabbed at a NAV office in Bergen on Monday morning. They were transported to the hospital.

The police received a report at 10:02 AM, and were at the scene of the incident, NAV Årstad, after a short time. One perpetrator was arrested shortly after the police arrived at the scene, the Western Police District stated in a press release.

The two people who were stabbed have been taken to Haukeland University Hospital. The extent of their injuries is unknown.

Armed police at the NAV office at Danmarksplass in Bergen. Photo: Marit Hommedal / NTB

“A serious incident”

Police attorney Arne Fjellstad told Bergensavisen at 11 o’clock that the on-site operational work was still underway.

“This appears to be a serious incident. We have a lot of resources engaged,” Fjellstad told the newspaper.

The NAV office is blocked off, and the police are working to secure the location.

A large number of emergency services are stationed outside the NAV office. According to the newspaper Bergensavisen, at least 15 ambulances, police cars, and fire trucks are on site.

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

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