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Three teenagers attack a homeless man in Copenhagen

Assault sent Islands Brygge Hus Forbi salesman to the hospital


Selling this familiar newspaper got one man beaten up over the weekend (Photo: Hus Forbi)

August 4, 2014
10:30

by Ray Weaver


Three teenagers brutally assaulted a man selling the homeless support newspaper Hus Forbi at Islands Brygge in Copenhagen on Saturday night.

The three thugs are alleged to have thrown a bicycle at the man’s back, and then continued to kick him while he was down, according to police reports.

The man’s wounds are said to be not life-threatening, but he remains under observation. 

READ MORE: Assaults by groups on the rise

The case is still being investigated, but one 18-year-old and two 17-year-old males have been arrested.

Police are continuing to interview witnesses to the assault.



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