A building was evacuated by police in Tyresö, south west of Stockholm, after a man threatened Wednesday afternoon to blow himself up . Photo: Leif R Jansson/Scanpix

Man who threatened to blow himself up arrested

Police were called to Tyresö south of Stockholm on Wednesday afternoon after a man threatened to blow himself up, news agency TT reports.

Police evacuated the building in the afternoon and persuaded the man to come outside after 7 PM. "We're not rushed in these situations. It will take the time it takes," says Lars Byström, spokesperson for the Stockholm police.

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