Denmark’s Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen Physically Attacked in Copenhagen; Suspect Arrested

Denmark’s Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen was attacked by a man in Copenhagen Friday evening.

PM Mette Frederiksen was in shock after a man physically assaulted her while she was out in Kultorvet.

It is unclear if the Danish Prime Minister was injured in the attack.

The unidentified suspect was arrested.

No other details were provided.

Dagens News reported:

Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen was assaulted by a man in central Copenhagen on Friday evening, according to a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office.

The incident occurred at Kultorvet, a busy public square in the heart of Copenhagen. The assailant has been arrested, though the motive behind the attack remains unclear.

According to, The Prime Minister’s Office confirmed the event but declined to provide further details.

Prime Minister Shocked
Prime Minister Frederiksen expressed her shock in a written statement released shortly after the attack. While visibly shaken, she assured the public that she is otherwise unharmed.

The Copenhagen police confirmed the incident but, like the Prime Minister’s Office, offered no additional comments.


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