Two babies hurt in Norway after man runs down several people in stolen ambulance

epa07940291 A stolen ambulance stands crashed on the side of the road in Oslo, Norway, 22 October 2019. An armed man was arrested by police after he hit and injured several people with the stolen ambulance while driving away. EPA-EFE/Stian Lysberg Solum NORWAY OUT NORWAY OUT

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An armed man has been shot and arrested after he stole an ambulance and drove into people in Oslo, injuring twin babies.

Three people were hurt in total – including the babies who were in a pram – when the man struck a family, Norwegian police and hospital officials said.

A woman who was pushing the pram and the infants are being treated in hospital, as well as an elderly couple, officers said.

Ambulance stolen in Oslo
 A man is arrested by the police after hijacking an ambulance in Oslo, Norway. An armed man was arrested by police after he hit and injured several people with the stolen ambulance while driving away. EPA-EFE/CATHRINE HELLESOY/AFTENPOSTEN 

Police said they shot and wounded the man before arresting him at the scene, adding he was not critically injured.

Police also said they were looking for a woman who may have been involved in the incident.

Police did not state whether the incident was being treated as a deliberate attack.

 

Via Norway News/The Local

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