On West Spitsbergen for the first time, robbed a Bank

 На Западном Шпицбергене впервые ограбили банк

On the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard for the first time, robbed a Bank.

On it informs edition The Local.

The suspect came into the Bank branch in the Norwegian city of Longyearbyen and, threatening with a firearm and demanded money. He managed to escape with the loot, but was soon arrested by the police. According to law enforcement, he came from another country.

Longyearbyen is on the island of Spitsbergen at a distance of 1050 kilometers from the North pole. There live about two thousand people, most of them know each other. For trips to other towns usually use the aircraft.