A Jewish woman was seriously injured when she was stabbed in the Swedish city of Helsingborg.

The woman, who serves as secretary of the Helsingborg community and is in her 60s, was attacked in the street. Swedish Police have arrested a suspect, using camera footage from the scene.

A witness told Swedish media that “I heard her cry and plead for help after the attack. She shouted, ‘Help me, help me.” Police said they are treating the case as an attempted murder.

A member of the community told SVT public television that the woman was on her way to work when she was attacked.

Police have stationed officers outside the Helsingborg synagogue.