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Gun-toting men threaten nurse

Published: 01 Jul 2012 10:41 GMT+02:00
Updated: 01 Jul 2012 10:41 GMT+02:00

The men demanded to be allowed into the hospital, which was the scene of previous violence this week after a group of armed men started a mass brawl.

The nurse felt unable to stand up to the men and granted them access into the hospital.

"She dared not do anything other than let them in during a threatening situation," police spokesperson Stefan Gustafsson at Gothenburg police told the TT news agency.

The police were called to the scene and duly searched the hospital but were unable to find the men involved.

The incident came only days after a gunfire erupted in connection with a brawl at the hospital.

Shots were fired at around 8pm on Wednesday evening as a group of six people armed with weapons began fighting in an apparent dispute between two families.

"We don't know anything about whether this is connected to the week's events, there is nothing which indicates that but we can't rule it out," Gustafsson said.

Three men are expected to be remanded into custody on Sunday in connection with Wednesday's brawl.

Two men are set to be remanded on suspicion of aggravated assault and the other for attempted murder.

TT/The Local/pvs (news@thelocal.se)

Your comments about this article

19:10 July 1, 2012 by oldonpalouse
Is the local required by law not to identify the 'families' as to ethnic origins?
20:06 July 1, 2012 by Rod Munch
It's to the point where we don't even need an identification of ethnic origin anymore. You can just tell by the type of crime. Sweden is going down the toilet in a hurry. I wonder if the PC brigade celebrates every time something like this happens? After all, this type of thing appears to be their goal.
22:02 July 1, 2012 by Cephalectomy
ethnic or not, stop focusing on that, whoever it is, if its a crime it should be punished

stop the nonsense and try to fight crime instead of looking where this person is from.
22:22 July 1, 2012 by TG22
And there we go again, multiculturalism at its best...
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