Teenager stabbed eleven times on Copenhagen street

Early Sunday morning attack sends 16-year-old to hospital

A 16-year-old boy was attacked, beaten and stabbed eleven times by a group of men in Copenhagen early on Sunday morning.

The attack in the northwestern part of the city happened at around 3am on Sunday morning

“Several suspects punched, kicked and stabbed the victim,” Dan Aakerhjelm, the lead investigator from the Copenhagen Police, told TV2 News.

The teenager was treated at Rigshospitalet. Aakerhjelm said that the boy’s wounds were not life-threatening.

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Unlikely to be random
Aakerhjelm doubted that the attack was a random event.

“There was probably a prelude to this that we are not aware of,” he said.

“We have talked to several witnesses, but have yet to establish a motive.”