A woman in her 60s was stabbed and got life-threatening injuries on a street in central Helsingborg on Tuesday morning. According to a representative from the Jewish congregation in Helsingborg, the woman is active in the congregation. One person was arrested in absentia, the police said on Tuesday afternoon.
The police are patrolling the area looking for the suspected offender.
– We are deeply shocked. This is a very nice and helpful person who has experienced this tragic event, says a representative of the Jewish congregation who wants to remain anonymous.
She told SVT that the woman was on her way to work when she was attacked.
– We do not know if it is a coincidence or if the event is linked to being active in the congregation.