It was at ten o'clock on the fredagsförmiddagen that the police received the alarm about a young man expressed itself threatening to the students and teachers at Katrinelundsgymnasiet on social media. According to the police, heard a kin to the man in the police and showed concern.
at the same time, dwelt a man in his 20s outside of the high school, where he spoke with students. For the DN tells some of the students that the man was dressed in black, was black in the face and carried a bag. They explain that the man is not a pupil at the school, but he knows many who go there.
who decided to evacuate the school, which is located in central Gothenburg, near the New Ullevi football stadium and the police station. The police established a so-called special event, and a great strength with automatic weapons searched the school. Then the man disappeared.
the 18-year-old Julia Bazi was outside when the fire alarm sounded and many of her friends came running out from the entrance.
It feels strange that something like this happens at our school, but the teachers handled it very well and I felt safe, " says Julia Bazi.Peter Adlersson, police presstalesperson at the Västra Götaland region. Photo: Tomas Ohlsson
if there been a lot of fights at school lately. Earlier in the week, several guys have been involved in a fight.
"three months ago there was this big group of girls from another school and started the fight with the girls at our high school," says Ali, which is actually called something else.
According to Peter Adlersson, a police spokesman, it was the combination of the threats online and the concern that the families showed around the person that did that the police took the incident very seriously and started a large effort.
"We got an indication from the next of kin to the guy who wrote this was not feeling good and they were also very worried," says Adlersson.
the Data that the man should have been wearing the knife is nothing that the police can confirm.
at several places in Gothenburg.
the Incident is being investigated as grossly unlawful threats against the group.
According to Stefan Öhman, programme manager, joined the evacuation of the school, which has 1,300 pupils, calmly and the staff dealt with according to the procedures in an exemplary manner. He tells us that the staff had to be left at the school to discuss what has happened.
"Right now feels the situation peaceful and stable," says Öhman.