In the following account of an attack upon an elderly woman in Sweden, note the co-byline of a culture enricher among the two authors. I don’t know whether this fact is significant, but there it is.
Man hunted after knife attack on woman
by Ebba Thorneus and Jamshid Jamshidi
A woman in her 60s has stab wounds in Södermalm in Stockholm. The suspected perpetrator is now being sought by police.
During the attack, the man is said to have expressed hatred toward white women, according to information received by Aftonbladet.
The alarm concerning the incident came in at 12:11pm on Friday. A woman had been attacked by a man in Södermalm in Stockholm. Police confirm that the crime happened outdoors and that a man attempted to take the belongings of a woman and then wounded her with a bladed weapon.
A knife has also been found at the crime scene. “It is possible that we have the weapon, but there is no concrete information,” says Carinas Skagerlind at the police command center. The woman has injuries to her upper body and was taken to the hospital. The injuries were initially judged to be serious but not life-threatening.
The suspected perpetrator has not yet been arrested, but is being sought by police. During the attack, the man is said to have expressed hatred toward white women. An investigation into attempted murder has been initiated. Police have held a series of witness interrogations with people who may have seen something, and are also investigating whether there is video material from the incident. A technical investigation will take place during the day.