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Man With Chainsaw at Large After Attack in Switzerland
KTLA ^ | 07/24/2017 | cnn wire

Posted on 07/24/2017 8:14:53 AM PDT by BenLurkin

Police have said they do not believe the attack is terrorism related...

The attack happened after 10:30 a.m. local time (4:30 a.m. ET) in the historic town of Schaffhausen near the country’s northern border with Germany.

Police described the attacker as around 190 centimeters tall (6 ft 2 in) and of an “untidy appearance.”

Images of the scene on social media show a cobble-stoned street cordoned off, with police vehicles and ambulances in the area.

A journalist in Schaffhausen, Marco Latzer, told CNN that helicopters were also responding at the scene.

(Excerpt) Read more at ktla.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: attack; chainsaw; iwc; schaffhausen; switzerland; wrousis
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1 posted on 07/24/2017 8:14:53 AM PDT by BenLurkin
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That’s a headline you don’t see everyday...


2 posted on 07/24/2017 8:17:26 AM PDT by GreenLanternCorps (Hi! I'm the Dread Pirate Roberts! (TM) Ask about franchise opportunities in your area.)
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Untidy enough to spend most days in mosques..?


3 posted on 07/24/2017 8:19:32 AM PDT by gaijin
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Police have said they do not believe the attack is terrorism related...

If people were terrorized, it's terrorism.

"Not terrorism related" is code words for we think it wasn't the usual muslim suspects.

4 posted on 07/24/2017 8:20:43 AM PDT by PROCON (President Reagan, your worthy successor has arrived to save our beloved America)
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To: BenLurkin

Police have said they do not believe the attack is terrorism related...


Why would they suspect terrorism? It’s never terrorism. The word terrorism is an islamophobic fiction.


5 posted on 07/24/2017 8:21:27 AM PDT by samtheman (As an oil exporter, why would the Russians prefer Trump to Hillary? (Get it or be stupid.))
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To: GreenLanternCorps

Indeed Swiss Chainsaw Massacre is a double take thought


6 posted on 07/24/2017 8:21:46 AM PDT by xp38
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7 posted on 07/24/2017 8:23:38 AM PDT by Ciaphas Cain (I don't give a damn about your feelings. Try to impress me with your convictions.)
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8 posted on 07/24/2017 8:23:58 AM PDT by Red Badger (Road Rage lasts 5 minutes. Road Rash lasts 5 months!.....................)
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To: BenLurkin

Time for an international chainsaw registry overseen by the UN Security Council.


9 posted on 07/24/2017 8:27:17 AM PDT by River Hawk
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All that pollution from the two-stroke engine, an Eco friendly madman would have uses an electric chainsaw.


10 posted on 07/24/2017 8:29:16 AM PDT by Rurudyne (Standup Philosopher)
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To: GreenLanternCorps
The one linked at the bottom of the Swiss article discussing this on another thread had this: 18 injured as Swiss bachelor party goes wrong.

Eighteen people were injured, three seriously, when a bachelor party turned into a nightmare in Wohlen in the canton of Aargau on Saturday.

The 17 partygoers were travelling on a trailer pulled by a tractor driven by another person, said Aargau police.At around 7pm, as the vehicle went down a steep slope, the heavy trailer pushed the tractor forward and the driver, despite braking, lost control.

Both the tractor and the trailer tipped over, injuring all 18.

Sounds like a hell of a bachelor party. What is going on with the normally staid Swiss?

11 posted on 07/24/2017 8:29:30 AM PDT by rlmorel (Donald Trump: Making Liberal Heads Explode 140 Characters At A Time.)
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And when they catch him and it happens his name is Mohamad, that piece of information, if it is printed at all, will be published in small print or below the fold.

JoMa


12 posted on 07/24/2017 8:30:08 AM PDT by joma89
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Police: Schaffhausen chainsaw attacker is a loner who lives in forests

Police were alerted at 10.39am to an incident in Schaffhausen Old Town Five people have been injured, two seriously Police are still looking for the perpetrator, named as 51-year-old Franz Wrousis 16:15 - Police name suspect as 51-year-old Franz Wrousis

In a press conference and statement police named the suspected perpetrator as 51-year-old Franz Wrousis, a loner who is thought to live in forests and was not previously known in the Schaffhausen area. Police confirmed that he attacked staff at an office of the CSS health insurance company in Schaffhausen. Two people were injured with the chainsaw. It is not yet known how the other three were injured.

13 posted on 07/24/2017 8:31:04 AM PDT by csvset ( Illegitimi non carborundum)
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Though the man’s motive is unknown, it is believed to have been a targeted act against CSS.

Wrousis has two previous convictions for possessing illegal weapons.

Police cannot yet give the all-clear since Wrousis is still on the run, probably armed with the chainsaw and potentially other weapons.

Around 100 police officers and nearly 50 medical staff were involved in the response this morning.
Images of the man who attacked five people with a chainsaw have been published in Swiss media including Blick, which broke the story this morning.

His appearance differs from the photo in that he is now bald.

His vehicle, a VW Caddy, has been found, though the suspect is still on the run.


14 posted on 07/24/2017 8:33:58 AM PDT by csvset ( Illegitimi non carborundum)
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http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/swiss-chainsaw-attack-five-injured-two-seriously-n785851

The suspect was later named as Franz Wrousis, a 51-year-old man

Swiss guy who lived in the woods.


15 posted on 07/24/2017 8:35:07 AM PDT by Dawn53Fl
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To: samtheman
I read this and it made me think of this exchange from the movie "Jurassic Park":

MALCOLM: The kids okay?

GRANT: Well, I didn't ask. Why wouldn't they be?

MALCOLM: Kids get scared.

GRANT: What's to be scared about? It's just a little hiccup in the power.

MALCOLM: I didn't say I was scared.

GRANT: I didn't say you were scared.

MALCOLM: I know.

GRANT: Fine.

Somehow, if one substitutes "terrorism" in there somehow, as in:

PUBLIC: Is it terrorism?

POLICE: Well, we don't know. Why would it be?

PUBLIC: People think these things are terrorism.

POLICE: What's to think it is terrorism for? It's just a little chainsaw action in the street.

PUBLIC: I didn't say it WAS terrorism.

POLICE: I didn't say you were saying it was terrorism.

PUBLIC: I know.

PUBLIC: Fine.

16 posted on 07/24/2017 8:38:37 AM PDT by rlmorel (Donald Trump: Making Liberal Heads Explode 140 Characters At A Time.)
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To: GreenLanternCorps

Could you imagine hearing that on Adam 12 .... One Adam 12 one Adam 12 “man in long robe with scraggly beard attacking people with chain saw”


17 posted on 07/24/2017 8:39:01 AM PDT by al baby (May the Forceps be with you Hi Mom Its a Joke friends)
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To: csvset

He looks a bit like a hobbit, and he lives in the woods...but it says he’s bald now, and I don’t believe I’ve seen any bald hobbits.

The baldness is a little weird because that’s what jihadis do, but this guy just sounds like he’s a mental case.


18 posted on 07/24/2017 8:39:39 AM PDT by Dawn53Fl
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To: csvset

Good Lord, it’s Gnome!


19 posted on 07/24/2017 8:45:46 AM PDT by Minutemen ("It's a Religion of Peace")
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To: csvset
Moody loners with handguns chainsaws.

He sure looks like a happy camper in those pictures!

20 posted on 07/24/2017 8:48:02 AM PDT by Disambiguator (Keepin' it analog.)
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