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Armed gang attacks trendy Malmö nightclub

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10:09 CEST+02:00
A group of 10 to 15 individuals armed with sticks and rocks attacked Slagthuset nightclub in central Malmö on Friday night. The entryway was damaged, but none of the security guards were seriously injured.

The gang was made up of several young men in the 20s. The incident occurred around 3.30am, and several people called the police about the uproar outside of the club, which is open until 5am.

The attack was likely incited after several individuals became upset when they were denied entry to the club, according to police. After the incident, the men went to a nearby parking lot and drove off in several vehicles.

“There were several witnesses to the incident. In addition to the bouncers themselves, it's a popular spot where there are plenty of people out at that time,” Calle Persson, information officer at the Skåne police department, told TT.

Police also have surveillance footage of the attack at their disposal.

No arrests have yet been made.

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