Stabbing at a nightclub in Tønsberg

ARRESTED: A man in his 40s was arrested in the center of Tønsberg.

A man in his 40s has been arrested after a stab wound inside a nightclub in Tønsberg.

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A person was stabbed at a nightclub in Tønsberg. The person in question has been taken to hospital. The degree of injury is unclear, but the patient was awake and conscious, the police in the South-East write on Twitter.

23 minutes later, the police report that the perpetrator has been arrested.

– A man in his 40s reported himself and a patrol in the center arrested him without drama, says operations manager Erik Gunnerød to VG.

He says the man asked for health care during the arrest, this had nothing to do with the stabbing.

Operations Manager Erik Gunnerød said before the arrest that the police were on the scene and questioning witnesses.

– We currently know if it was a relationship between the perpetrator and the victim, or if it was accidental.

At 02.16, Gunderød does not want to say anything about what the witnesses have said about the course of events, so that the perpetrator can read this.

Police have not found the knife that was used.

– The suspect is taken into custody eventually, he will go to the emergency room to check if there is something that makes him can not be put in custody.

What is he charged with?

– It is a bit early to say for the time being, and up to the lawyers, but the most obvious at the moment will be bodily injury.

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