Denmark: Mette Frederiksen “sad and shocked” about assault | EUROtoday

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Denmark's Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has spoken out on Instagram after she was bodily attacked in Copenhagen. She thanked everybody for the numerous messages of help. “This is all incredibly touching,” she wrote on Saturday night. She additionally posted a coronary heart. She was “sad and shocked” about what had occurred, however in any other case superb. She now wants relaxation, each for her physique and soul. She wants time for herself and her household.

The 46-year-old was bodily attacked by a person on Friday night. A 39-year-old is suspected of getting punched her within the higher arm. The suspect is presently in custody. He denied his guilt in court docket.

According to the Danish information company Ritzau, Frederiksen won’t attend any public occasions on Sunday both, after she had already cancelled her participation in a number of occasions on Saturday. The police introduced on the X platform that their major speculation is presently not that this was a politically motivated act. The suspect was apparently drunk and medicines, Ritzau reported.

Frederiksen was examined in hospital after the assault. The blow brought about delicate whiplash, her workplace stated. She was in any other case in good situation, however was shaken by the incident. Frederiksen canceled her participation in a number of occasions.