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Man uses umbrella to assault random people in street

By Mason White 5:59 PM January 1, 2017
Woman holding an umbrella (illustration)
By: Tanya Malhotra

People were surprised to see a middle-aged man waving an umbrella and attacking random pedestrians on the street, according to police in Norway.

Bergen police said that they have arrested the 55-year-old man, who was not identified, after using his umbrella to attack multiple people for no particular reason.

He was charged with one count of disturbing the peace.

According to the police investigation, the incident unfolded on Sunday night. Several victims called police to report a drunk man who was attacking them with his umbrella.

Police officers who arrived at the scene, saw the man running after someone while waving his umbrella. When the police officers approached the suspect, he tried to hit them with the umbrella.

He was wrestled to the ground and taken into custody.