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Man arrested after tear gas attack at Swedish police station

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Published: 22.Sep.2018 15:11 hrs

A police station in the town of Gävle was the target of a tear gas attack during Friday night.

A tear gas grenade was thrown into a garage area at the station. A man was arrested shortly afterwards for sabotage and violent behaviour towards public servants, TT reports.

“A police car was on its way into the detention centre and when the garage door opened, the suspect threw a tear gas grenade into it, aimed at the car,” Pär Olsson, duty officer with the Central (Mitt) Region police, said.

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