A man has attacked Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen in central Copenhagen, according to the Ritzau news agency, Report informs referring to TASS.

The news agency said that the man hit her on central Kultorvet Square in the Old Town of the Danish capital.

“The Prime Minister is shocked by the incident,” her office said in a statement. Frederiksen has not made any statements yet.

Police have detained the attacker, but have not yet commented on the incident.