‘Upsetting and scary for everyone:’ Russian with gun robs bank on remote Arctic archipelago Svalbard

The first bank heist on the remote archipelago of Svalbard in the Arctic took place on Friday and led to the arrest of a man, 29, authorities said.

The Governor of Svalbard’s office said the man had a gun and seized cash from the bank in Longyearbyen. He was arrested 30 minutes later.

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