Shots fired during Oslo robbery

Two people wearing helmets drove a motorcycle up to the entrance of a jewelry store in the heart of Oslo late Monday morning, stormed in and held it up at gunpoint. Police had two suspects in custody within an hour. “They fired shots inside the store,” operations leader for the Oslo Police, Rune Hekkelstrand, told state […]

New leads in bank armed hold-up

Akershus police called for more witnesses on Monday night as further details emerged about an armed robbery and hostage situation at a Trøgstad Sparebank branch in Fetsund last week. Police believed a silver minivan was connected to Thursday’s heist, and have released surveillance video of the offender who was still at large on Tuesday morning. […]

Child robbers got off easy

A court in Oslo cut prosecutors’ jail time requests by nearly half in the case of several young convicted robbers of children even younger than themselves. One of the worst offenders was sentenced to 18 months in prison, much less than the three years and eight months sought. A total of 19 defendants faced trial […]

Five arrested after brutal burglary

Police in Oslo were holding five men on Tuesday, all suspected of storming into a house at Hellerud in Oslo during the middle of the night and terrorizing a family before robbing them. Armed with clubs and iron rods, the burglars broke into the house while the family was sleeping around 4:30am on Monday. Police […]