Danish police hunt for three in black Swedish Volvo

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Authorities shut down transport hyperlinks to and from Denmark’s largest island

Three individuals concerned in a “critical crime” and travelling in a Swedish-registered automotive are being hunted by Danish police.

An announcement says the three are driving in a black Volvo V90, registration ZBP 546, and shouldn’t be approached.

“Witnesses who see the automobile ought to contact the police instantly,” the assertion mentioned.

Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet studies there was a kidnapping, though police haven’t given additional particulars.

Authorities briefly closed off transport hyperlinks to and from Denmark’s largest island Zealand of their search, however later reopened them.

The Nice Belt Bridge, to the island of Funen, was wholly closed to vehicles, whereas ferries and trains had been additionally affected.

A later tweet from the Copenhagen police apologised for shutting down transport, and mentioned there was nothing new to report on the case.

Police armed with machine weapons reportedly stopped a automotive on a motorway west of the capital Copenhagen (which is situated on Zealand), in line with a photographer quoted in newspaper Berlingske Tidende.

Canine patrols and a police helicopter had been additionally reportedly close to the scene.

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Danish ferry operations had been additionally affected

“I used to be within the Danish police for 41 years and I’ve by no means skilled this type of operation,” former head of Danish intelligence Hans Jorgen Bonnichsen advised Danish tabloid BT.

Visitors data account TrafikNyt mentioned the Great Belt Bridge and the Oresund Bridge, which links Sweden to Denmark, were reopened at round 16:00 native time (14:00 GMT), together with all different routes to and from the island – together with ferries, which additionally suffered disruption.

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