It was during the night of Monday that a policeman during free time tried to break up a fight in the Haga area in Jönköping. He was then attacked with a knife himself.

A 55-year-old man was arrested and a detention hearing against him begins at 14 p.m. today.

The policeman who was stabbed was allowed to leave hospital after treatment and is doing well under the circumstances.

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A police officer was injured when he was stabbed while trying to defuse an altercation. The incident occurred in the Haga area in Jönköping. Photo: Johannes Tolf/SVT