LONDON – Four check-in machines were shattered and broken in the departure hall at Oslo Gardermoen (OSL) on November 21 after a 40-year-old man let loose on five of the machines with a pole situated by the check-in desks at the airport.
What we know so far
Police arrested a 40-year-old man in the departure hall of Oslo Gardermoen Airport on Monday evening after the man repeatedly hit the automatic check-in machines with a pole from the check-in desks not far from the broken machines.
In total, the man let loose on five machines, shattering the screens of four, before being arrested by the local authorities.
A national newspaper in Norway, VG.no, covered the occurrence first and was given a comment by the Police Operations Manager, Gisle Sveen, who said they were notified of a man “going amok” at the airport around 17:30 local time.
The Communications Manager at Oslo Airport, Harald Kvam, also commented to VG.no that the costs of the damages are too early to tell at this time.
This is a developing story.