Monday afternoon was the parts of the shopping center Bruun's Galleri in the center of the city, closed down.
A man had entrenched themselves on the first floor of the centre, which is located at the Aarhus railway Station.
'We have now arrested the man in the shop. He threw voluntarily the knife away, and no persons are injured. The barrier will be lifted on the minutes', writes police on Twitter.
We have now arrested the man in the shop. He threw voluntarily the knife away, and no persons are injured. The barrier will be lifted in a few minutes. #politidk https://t.co/lkmQwwssN9— east Jutland Police (@OjylPoliti) November 4, 2019
The arrested 53-year-old. The man must now be questioned, writes police on.
A woman, which is located in the shopping center, writes on Twitter that the man had entrenched himself in a jewelry store after a robbery attempt.
This is not yet confirmed by the police.
the Man is arrested. Photo: Claus Bonnerup / Ritzau Scanpix
In a video posted on Twitter, you can see several cops in front of the store, as gelejder customers away from the store.
A customer in the shopping center heard that there were shouted in the vicinity of the store, when police arrived to the spot. The woman, who does not want his name forward, telling you that the police went into the store with raised weapons.
I could see that they pointed their weapons at anyone inside the store, telling the woman.
virtually all of the shops in the area were asked to close down as a result of politiaktionen.
For the P4 Østjylland notify the communications officer James Christiansen, that the police are in dialogue with the man and trying to persuade him to surrender.
the Extra Leaf is working to get comment from Celebrity Gallery.
Celebrity Gallery is a large shopping mall, which is connected with the Aarhus central Station. There are about 100 shops in the centre.