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In south-eastern Estonia, an armed rubbery has taken place and Latvian police has arrested the suspect on its side of the Baltic border.

Estonian public broadcaster ERR reports that Estonian police has told on Sunday, September 9, in the town of Haanja, the cashier of a grocery store has been faced by a man speaking Estonian and wearing a gas mask.

The man had threatened the cashier with a weapon-like object and got a few hundred euros in cash, before speeding off in a car.

The Latvian police has succeeded in locating the suspect near the border and has arrested him.

Ottomar Virk, head of the South Prefecture’s Operational Information Service of the Estonian police, stated on Sunday that the suspect was being questioned.


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