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Denmark police arrest man after small hotel blast

By the CNN Wire Staff
  • The man is not believed to be from Denmark
  • The suspect had explosives strapped to his body
  • Bomb experts are searching the hotel
  • Denmark

(CNN) -- A man wearing explosives strapped to his body was arrested after a small explosion at a hotel in Copenhagen, Denmark Friday, police said.

The suspect suffered injuries to his arms and hands from the blast, Copenhagen Police Vice-commissioner Henrik Moeller Jakobsen said.

A second explosion happened when a police robot shot the bag of explosives after it was removed from the suspect , police said.

Guests and workers were evacuated from Hotel Joergensen while explosive experts searched through rooms and bags, Jakobsen said.

Police are checking on the suspect's nationality since he is not believed to be Danish, police said.

CNN's Susanne Gargiulo contributed to this report