Bomb threat at US Embassy in Copenhagen

Rulle Marie robot reportedly use to deal with suspicious looking bottle

Lively outside the embassy today (photo: FunkMonk)
February 17th, 2021 6:52 pm| by Ben Hamilton

The authorities have closed off Dag Hammarskjölds Allé in the Copenhagen district of Østerbro amid reports that a suspicious object has been found at the US Embassy. 

Police officers, fire-fighters, a bomb disposal unit and several ambulances have been present at the scene for just over an hour.

Suspicious looking bottle
Eye-witnesses report the use of a Rulle Marie robot that might have retrieved a suspicious looking bottle, which had been wrapped in duct tape, near the main entrance of the building.

The embassy was quickly evacuated, and a man from the fire department used a megaphone to warn residents to stay away from windows.

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