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The Foreigner Police find kidnapped missing girls. Norwegian police say two girls kidnapped yesterday have been found alive and well and have arrested three more suspects, including their father. The girls' dramatic abduction took place at 10:30 yesterday morning. Two masked men stormed into Gran voluntary centre in Hadeland in Oppland municipality, where the one and three-year-olds were visiting their separated, Iraqi Kurdish–born mother under supervision of child protection authorities. Armed with pepper spray and stun guns, the kidnappers used their weapons to knock the mother out and subject one of the two employees to electric shocks, leaving from the centre with the children in a waiting blue Swedish-registered Saab.

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Police find kidnapped missing girls

Published on Wednesday, 22nd June, 2011 at 11:32 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .
Last Updated on 22nd June 2011 at 13:12.

Norwegian police say two girls kidnapped yesterday have been found alive and well and have arrested three more suspects, including their father.



The girls' dramatic abduction took place at 10:30 yesterday morning. Two masked men stormed into Gran voluntary centre in Hadeland in Oppland municipality, where the one and three-year-olds were visiting their separated, Iraqi Kurdish–born mother under supervision of child protection authorities.

Armed with pepper spray and stun guns, the kidnappers used their weapons to knock the mother out and subject one of the two employees to electric shocks, leaving from the centre with the children in a waiting blue Swedish-registered Saab.

“I heard the mother and children talking and laughing,” Irene Thorsen, the centre’s general manager who was in the next-door room at the time, told Aftenposten yesterday, saying she only reacted after the mother started screaming.

One of the carers managed to alert police, who imposed restrictions at Norway’s borders, arresting the two Iraqi Kurds in the Saab on the E6 motorway outside Sarpsborg at 1:45 p.m.  A third man was apprehended in a black-coloured Volvo containing two empty child seats just before 6 p.m.

The girls have now been found alive and well in Buskerud following all-night investigations and assistance from Swedish colleagues, Norwegian Criminal Police (Kripos), and newspaper Ekspressen. Dagbladet reports they are being cared for by Hønefoss child protection authorities.

Three more men, including the girls' father who was listed as wanted internationally, have also been arrested in connection with the kidnappings.

Meanwhile, officers at Vestfold district police say they would like to speak to a witness they describe as "a woman seen wheeling a bicycle at the north end of central Gran yesterday."

“The woman was approached by a man in a dark Volvo estate. He looked to be of foreign origin and talked Swedish,” they write, asking her to contact them on 02800.



Published on Wednesday, 22nd June, 2011 at 11:32 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .
Last updated on 22nd June 2011 at 13:12.

This post has the following tags: childkidnappingsnorway, granandlunnerpolice.





  
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