Sweden: Armed men rob schoolchildren’s computers at knifepoint during lesson

Police in central Sweden are investigating instantly after two armed males stole college students’ laptop methods from their lecture rooms at knifepoint.

In accordance with officers, two masked suspects interrupted a course at Rudbeckianska superior faculty in Västerås on Monday afternoon.

“The perpetrators then reportedly fled the college,” police said in a afterwards assertion.

The suspects then tried utilizing to hijack a automotive near the town’s cathedral previous to changing into confronted by associates of the general public.

A gentleman in his 40s was assaulted and injured by 1 of the suspects when he tried to chase them, police additional. Paramedics addressed the male on the scene.

No arrests have been manufactured, and officers say they’ve launched an investigation into theft, tried seizing of a automobile and assault.

“Within the earlier, electronics have been stolen from universities, however then by way of split-ins and from empty premises,” police additional in an extra assertion.

“The technique to yesterday’s theft stands out and is a factor that the regulation enforcement in Västerås haven’t seen previous to.”

“The varsity actually needs to be a innocent location and no only one ought to must be uncovered to the violation and dread that the theft has entailed,” extra Lars Jansson, performing head of the group police area in Västerås.