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Gothenburg man critical after knifing

TT/Stuart Roberts · 2 Sep 2009, 09:12

Published: 02 Sep 2009 09:12 GMT+02:00

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He was rushed to Sahlgrenska Hospital early on Tuesday morning, where his condition is reportedly critical.

Police have not been able to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident, as the injured man is unable to speak. A forensic investigation has commenced this morning in the apartment. Gothenburg Police will conduct a door-knock of the area during the day.

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“One other person was in the apartment when the knife attack occurred,” said Thomas Fuxborg, press spokesman of the police in Västra Götaland. The person fled from the apartment after the attack and the search for the suspect is ongoing.

TT/Stuart Roberts (news@thelocal.se)

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10:01 September 2, 2009 by antoniolgj
If a search is ongoing wouldn't be helpful if a full description was released?

Like appearance, ethnic, skin colour, probable religion, you this kind of thing...
10:06 September 2, 2009 by Mucker
"Probable religion"??? How is that going to help find someone?

Why not release his "probable taste in music" as well?
10:47 September 2, 2009 by double concerto
So many murders, rapes and stabbings in Sweden these days...never used to be like it...
12:57 September 2, 2009 by peropaco
Description is pale skin almost like chalk and lacking vitamin B12. Religion, well subscribe to none yet 2% of his salary is automatically shaved off and goes to the Swedish church. Eats lots of pork, cream in everything; consume massive amount of alcohol to almost incoherence on weekends and on every festivity. And enjoys the groovy tunes of Gert Jonnys and Ole Ivars.
13:17 September 2, 2009 by here for the summer
peropaco .. very funny ;)

somewhere between the silly thought that religion should be part of the description and the equally silly no information given on suspects and convicts is the idea that suspects for sure and even those charged or convicted should be identified
13:31 September 2, 2009 by peropaco
here for the summer :-D ,

agree, the should most definately identify the perpetrator or suspect with pictures and all like the do in the USA or other countries.
16:57 September 2, 2009 by vladd777
Times certainly have changed since i first visited here in 1982. It's become downright scary!!

Definitely feel that the police should be given a freer hand

and less red tape.

Should also be more visible on the streets.
10:48 September 3, 2009 by Audrian
A big study was conducted in the early 1980s, which identified that rising crime in Sweden is associated with movie and telvision vewings. Families in the past spent fewer hours per day watching violent films while the new generation is glewed to it.

I am sorry I do not have the name of the study. An interested person might have look for it.
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