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Attendant stabbed on Copenhagen-bound train

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Attendant stabbed on Copenhagen-bound train
The incident occurred on the Stockholm-Copenhagen line. Photo: SJ
20:04 CET+01:00
A female train attendant was seriously injured when a passenger attacked her with a knife en route to Copenhagen. A 29-year-old man was arrested by guards at the site.
A violent knife attack occurred on Saturday night on a Swedish train travelling from Stockholm to Copenhagen on Saturday night. The police were alerted to the suspected assault shortly before 6pm.
 
"The man produced a knife as he was being ejected from the train at Lund station due to his unruly behaviour. Aside from the injured woman, a further member of the crew was treated for shock. Both have been taken to hospital for treatment," according to Ronny Hörstrand at Swedish train operator SJ's press office.
 
The stabbed woman is being cared for at Skåne University Hospital in Lund.
 
"A woman in her thirties was admitted to the emergency room in Lund. Her situation is stable," said Anna Möller at Region Skåne's press office.
 
The 29-year-old suspect is now set to be interrogated by the police. He was initially suspected of assault, but the case has since been reclassified as attempted murder.
 
The train was held at the station by police following the incident.
 
"We need to know who had seen what, what they had seen and to collect their testimony," said Linda Pleym at Skåne police.
 
Police confirmed that further interviews would be conducted on Sunday.
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