Monday, January 23, 2012

White Van Child-Snatchers (Sweden)

The Local [Sweden]
22 January 2012

Swedish police: white van child-snatchers 'an urban myth'

Swedish police have confirmed that rumours of a man driving around in a white van seeking to snatch kids from schools in the Stockholm areas is nothing more than an 'urban myth'.

"We have heard about a white transit van for some ten years, but this has much to do with the fact that this is the most common type of van. I am convinced that there is no particular person in a particular white van looking for children," detective inspector Ludvig Sandberg told the Dagens Nyheter daily. [...]