Uppsala man arrested for attempted murder

A 25 year old man suspected of attempted murder was arrested by police in the Gränby area of Uppsala on Friday morning. Police say the arrest was undramatic.

He is thought to be behind a severe knife attack on a 25 year old woman overnight. On Friday morning she was being treated for life-threatening injuries at the University hospital in Uppsala.

The woman was found in a bloody state at around 3am and taken by ambulance to the hospital. According to police inspector Eile Gustafsson, the arrested man and the woman knew each other, but it is not yet clear in what context.

TT/The Local