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Violent fight sends two women to hospital

The Local/rm · 13 Jan 2012, 07:21

Published: 13 Jan 2012 07:21 GMT+01:00

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“It was several girls fighting each other. They were all in their twenties. Two were taken to hospital by ambulance, but their injuries are not life-threatening,” said Kenneth Johanesson of the Örebro police to local paper Nerikes Allehanda (NA).

Officers patrolling the area in a police car first spotted the fight shortly after 10pm on Wednesday night in the Vivalla district of the city.

Two of the women managed to escape the scene before the police had a chance to get to them. However, they were later brought in for questioning and after police had spoken to them, one was arrested.

“The assault was serious enough to be viewed as serious. It consisted of both kicks and punches. One of the women is held on suspicion of attempted aggravated assault. She is said to have been making lunges with the knife,” Johanesson told the paper.

According to a statement from the hospital, the two women treated there didn't have any serious injuries.

However, police told NA that one had been beaten to the ground and then kicked in the head. There were also minor injuries caused by a knife.

It is not yet known if the scuffle was a planned attempt to settle a score between the women.

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“For some reason the women had made plans to meet there in Vivalla. But we don’t know exactly why as of yet,” said Johanesson to the paper.

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Your comments about this article

08:15 January 13, 2012 by Douglas Garner
What a perfect follow-up to yesterday's article about increasingly violent young women in Sweden!
09:07 January 13, 2012 by DAVID T
They should start some jelly wrestling clubs
09:47 January 13, 2012 by Old Trafford
what a man can do.....

...you know the rest
09:52 January 13, 2012 by Central European
Any progress in the just gender equality fight is welcome !

10:30 January 13, 2012 by HYBRED
Nothing like a good catfight, most likely PMS is involved.
15:56 January 13, 2012 by beeforsty
I wish am on the other side of the street watching how this idiots will strip one another!!!
17:23 January 13, 2012 by Vill
Any video footage out there?
18:48 January 13, 2012 by StockholmSam
"The assault was serious enough to be viewed as serious. "

boggles. the. mind.
19:06 January 13, 2012 by tadchem
Less than 2 weeks into January, and already they have disqualified themselves for the Peace Prize.
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