Man attacks parents with axe

A man in Motala in south central Sweden has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after attacking his parents with an axe.

The man’s parents were attacked in their home on Sunday night.

Police in Östergötland said both parents had been taken to hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

Police were otherwise reluctant to reveal any details about the attack or the ages of the people involved.

The house has been sealed off while police conduct a forensic examination.