Norway: A psychologically disturbed man arrested by the police.
Posted by African Press International on January 1, 2007
The Norwegian police in Nedre Eiker, Buskerud region outside Oslo ,arrested a psychologically disturbed man who had escaped with his 3 year-old daughter Sunday morning.
The man who is in his 30′s left his home in Mjøndalen on Friday night at around 01.00 hours. Before doing so, he had threatened the child’s mother.
Armed police organised a search for the man and his daughter.
The police spokesman in the case, Jon Onshus in Northern Buskerud Police District, has told the media that the man is having psychological problems, and that they feared for the child’s safety. He says the situation the man put he police in was a very uncomfortable one, because a child was involved in the drama.
During the arrest, the man did not resist. He was found in Nedre Eiker village at 11.30 on Sunday. He is now charged with threatening the child’s mother. The child was is good health.
The episode is due to a conflict between the psychologically disturbed child’s father, and the child’s mother, says Knut H. Austad in Søndre Buskerud Police District to the media.
By Korir, African Press in Norway, APN