Man arrested for station attack on girlfriend

A woman in her 20s was badly injured in a knife attack on the platform at Västertorp underground station in the south of Stockholm at around 9pm on Monday.

Her boyfriend was taken for questioning by police and held overnight on suspicion of attempted murder.

The woman underwent surgery on her stomach injuries and according to the hospital her life is not in danger.

The boyfriend, who is 25 years old, at first told police that a third person had attacked the woman. However, witnesses gave police another version of events.

TT/The Local