Swedish Cops on Vacation Break Up Subway Fight

 swede-cops
(l to r) Samuel Kvarzell, Eric Jansbergen Marcus Asberg subdue a man causing a disturbance on the subway at Mulberry and Bleecker Streets. The unidentified man was taken into custody by the vacationing Swedish police officers who happened to be on the subway. Photo credit: Kathianne Boniello

(l to r) Samuel Kvarzell, Eric Jansbergen Marcus Asberg subdue a man causing a disturbance on the subway at Mulberry and Bleecker Streets. The unidentified man was taken into custody by the vacationing Swedish police officers who happened to be on the subway. Photo credit: Kathianne Boniello

Police Commissioner Bratton and members of the NYPD Transit Bureau met with four Swedish police officers Thursday night who jumped into action while riding the 6 train on Manhattan.
Four Swedish police officers took a break from their New York vacation to answer the call of duty Wednesday, breaking up an out-of-control fight between two homeless men on a Manhattan subway train.
The Scandinavian patrolmen said they were on their way to see a performance of Les Misérables when they heard the operator of their uptown 6 train yell frantically over the intercom: “are there any police officers on the train?!”
“We thought maybe someone needed help,” said Samuel Kvarzell, 25, a rookie with the Stockholm Police Department.

Read more in the NY Post [here].