Go Back > Urban Legends > Crime

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 23 January 2012, 09:53 AM
Floater's Avatar
Floater Floater is offline
Join Date: 24 February 2000
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Posts: 6,853
Default 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.
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Man in white van 'an urban myth' snopes Crime 45 14 May 2012 12:22 PM
Brampton's urban myth frustrates the mayor and police chief snopes Crime 6 07 October 2007 03:33 AM
Montgomery Police Debunk Child Rape Rumor snopes Crime 5 17 July 2007 07:14 PM

All times are GMT. The time now is 03:50 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.