Man arrested after threatening a person with an automatic weapon in Vatne outside Ålesund

ÅlesundPhoto: Paul Kleiven / NTB
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A man in his late teens has been arrested after he threatened a person with an automatic weapon in Vatne outside Ålesund at 2 AM on Saturday, the police announced.

The police moved out just before 2 o’clock and acted as if it were a situation of ongoing life-threatening violence.

Barely an hour and a half later, the Møre og Romsdal Police District announced on Twitter that they had control of the person and the automatic weapon. They added that the arrest took place without incidents in Vatne center, a couple of miles outside Ålesund.

The man who was making threats was drunk and with acquaintances, according to operations manager Sindre Molnes. 

No shots were fired, and no people were injured, police said.

Note: The picture used is for illustration purposes only.

Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews

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