In Other News

July 8, 2014

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Curious elk breaks into house in Sweden

The elk was spotted walking around in a residential area of Helsingborg. It later jumped through a window and smashed its way into a house, setting of an alarm in the process. Nobody was home, as the family was away on holiday. Police were quickly on the scene and encountered the elk exploring the living room. — The Local

Man admits burning Qurans

Dearborn, Mich., police say a man has confessed to burning at least three Qurans in public because he felt that he wasn’t getting help for his financial problems from an imam and a group of Muslim followers. — Click On Detroit

Teens attack, rob ice cream man

Three North Carolina teenagers beat up an ice cream man in Charlotte and recorded video of the robbery. The clip, posted to Facebook, showed how the assault started when one of the girls opened the lid to the man’s ice cream vending cart, then another girl and a boy joined in striking the man. — WSCOTV

Ikea tells police chief in uniform to leave his gun outside

Takoma Park, Md., police chief Alan Goldberg stopped into a local Ikea to help his daughter buy some furniture. He was in uniform because he planned to work later that night. But he was approached by an Ikea loss prevention officer and told the store has a no firearms policy and he’d have to leave or put his gun in his car. In a Facebook posting, Ikea said an employee had misunderstood its weapons policy, which does not apply to law enforcement. — NBC Washington

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