Monday. 08.08.2022

On Wednesday, the Päijät-Häme District Court remanded a 36-year-old local man on suspicion of attempted murder of a 22-year-old foreign man.

According to police information, the incident took place in Lahti, inside a restaurant located at Aleksanterinkatu, in the early morning hours from Saturday to last Sunday.

Police say the victim has a serious upper body injury, caused by a blade weapon. His life was not in danger and he has already left the hospital.

The aggressor was arrested by a bystander and law enforcement officers. The police have also the weapon used in the attack.

Police says "no racist motives have emerged in the pre-trial investigation."

Man arrested for stabbing a foreigner in Lahti