Search for stolen tourist bus continues in Copenhagen as terrorism fears grow

Search for stolen tourist bus continues in Copenhagen as terrorism fears grow

A bus has been stolen (Stock image)

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Police in Copenhagen are still searching for a Belgian tourist bus that was stolen two days ago and concerns are growing over terrorism fears.

The bus went missing at some point between 10pm Tuesday (August 29) and 7am Wednesday (August 30), according to The Local.

A police statement said it was taken from the Ingerslevsgade bus departure point, which is near Copenhagen Central Station.

Henrik Stormer, a Copenhagen Police duty officer, told news agency Ritzau that as well as a police officer search, a helicopter has also been deployed in the effort.

Although the incident is being treated as a normal theft, lead alarm coordinator Peter Buhl said police are concerned about finding it quickly due to the amount of terror attacks that have used large vehicles.

Due to the amount of time that the bus has been missing the police are now appealing for information on Twitter.

It was white with a multi-coloured decoration on the side and had the number plate 1-DIA-309 at the time of the theft.