BREAKING: Stockholm in lockdown as police officer stabbed - knifeman on the loose
The officer was stabbed in the stairwell of a train station at Medborgarplatsen, officials said.
The entire square and a nearby nursery have been sealed off by officers and a manhunt is underway.
Witnesses on social media said the attacker “snuck up behind the policeman” and stabbed him “unprovoked”.
The nursery is attended by 70 children. There are no indications the building is in danger.
Stockholm police said: “We have a policeman who has been hurt at Medborgarplatsen.
“We have a number of patrols.”
A witness said: “An ambulance has been here … it is unclear if it was with the police... read more
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