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Teenager feared kidnapped in Gothenburg

TT/The Local · 26 Sep 2010, 16:16

Published: 26 Sep 2010 16:16 GMT+02:00

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The last sign of life was from a mobile phone call with his sister.

The teenager had been at a party in Backa in the Hisingen area of the city. He left the party together with a friend to head home by bus but they were separated at the bus stop near Backadal. The man has been missing since.

"This is the last recorded contact that we have with him. We have opened a case into suspected abduction as we can not rule out that something may have happened to him," said Thomas Fuxborg at Gothenburg police to the TT news agency.

Police continued to search after the man throughout the course of Sunday.

According to local media reports the man rang his sister shortly after becoming separated from his friend at the bus stop.

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"It sounded like he was being chased, he rang and was breathless. It was a scary phone call. He also said something about a knife, then the call was interrupted," the sister told the local Göteborgs-Posten daily.

The police were unwilling to confirm whether they had been able to trace the 19-year-old's mobile phone.

TT/The Local (news@thelocal.se)

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Your comments about this article

18:27 September 26, 2010 by 5.7% today 100% tomorrow
Göteborg is like Compton compared to how it was 20-30 years ago. I wonder what has changed?
18:31 September 26, 2010 by Iraniboy

It hasn't changed that much except the effect of global warming. In either case you are very welcome to leave this bad city!!!
20:30 September 26, 2010 by 5.7% today 100% tomorrow
So "the effects of global warming" is what they're calling it these days? lol. Great. I guess that's more PC than to call the problem what it actually is. Furthermore, your idea that the residents should just leave if they don't want to accept more and more crime is ludicrous, delusional and hilarious...all at the same time.
21:08 September 26, 2010 by Iraniboy
Yep they do. A qualified guess is that you have no respect for it so it doesn't really matter how they call it!

Last time I checked we have police in Gothenburg. The majority want it to be like this, if you don't like it you should either leave or accept the view of the majority. Based on liberal Swedish values which you are far away from it, unconditional hatred which is promoted by people like you and your ilk are main cause of crime.
22:29 September 26, 2010 by J Jack
Gothenburg crime stats are partly inflated by the ferry link to Harwich.
03:40 September 27, 2010 by 5.7% today 100% tomorrow
So people who want to see no more crime in Göteborg are guilty of crimes committed in Göteborg and are unconditionally hateful. That's a really brilliant piece of logic there, Iraniboy. I know that your 'ilk' is fond of coming up with all sorts of reasons why a certain social group is over-represented in crime in every country in Europe but this one takes the cake. Absolutely.

As far as the police, they are equipped and trained for a 1960s style Swedish society which, for the most part, did not include such forms of violent crime and rape as we experience today.
05:51 September 27, 2010 by John D.
The problem is the Political Refugees.

You can take the man out of the ghetto, but you can't take the ghetto out of the man.
07:27 September 27, 2010 by flintis
@iraniboy: it's not the majority, it's the minority & I can wager a bet that the majority of the minority are not from around here.

Global warming !! the sooner we warm up the atmosphere by eradicating the problem the better, three nukes should do the trick, followed by a few million tons of tarmac, then plenty of people can get employment painting white lines & collecting parking fees
07:41 September 27, 2010 by RobinHood
@J Jack

"Gothenburg crime stats are partly inflated by the ferry link to Harwich."

Can you tell us more about this theory please?
08:33 September 27, 2010 by Localer
Hisingen ? haha you know what that area is
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