Danish prime minister ‘hit’ by man in Copenhagen | EUROtoday

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Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen was on Friday “hit” by a person on a Copenhagen sq., her workplace mentioned, including that the person had been arrested.

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The prime minister’s workplace mentioned in an announcement to AFP that Frederiksen was “shocked by the incident”, however didn’t present additional particulars.

“Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen was hit by a man Friday evening on Kultorvet in Copenhagen. The man was subsequently arrested,” the assertion mentioned.

Copenhagen police confirmed that an incident involving the prime minister had occurred however didn’t present additional particulars.

“We have one person arrested in the case, which we are now investigating. At this time, we have no further comments or remarks on the case,” police mentioned in an announcement on X.

“I must say that it shakes all of us who are close to her,” Danish Environment Minister Magnus Heunicke mentioned in a publish to social media.

“Something like this must not happen in our beautiful, safe and free country,” he mentioned.