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Gothenburg police hunt mystery snipper

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13:45 CEST+02:00
Gothenburg police are hunting for a mystery man who is suspected of cutting the hair of unsuspecting female passengers aboard the city's buses.

At least three woman have reported being subjected to the mysterious man's unwanted attention.

My Ander was one of the two women riding on bus route 60 when she was given an impromptu short back and sides by the man.

"I panicked, I jumped off the bus and ran home to my boyfriend," she told local newspaper GT.

Ander reported the matter to the police who confirmed that they have two further reports of attacks by the man, who is being sought on suspicion of molestation.

"We have got in two reports today and the attacks have occurred on the number 60 bus. I have never been involved in anything like this before," Jan Larsson at Gothenburg police told GT.se.

Police report that the man is around 30-years-old with short, fair hair and was wearing a dark jacket and may have been carrying a pair of scissors or a knife. He got off the bus at Barnhusgatan.

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