Terrifying Reason This City Refuses To Turn Out Its Lights
In an attempt to keep women safe, a Swedish town has refused to turn its lights off for ‘Earth Hour’.
The police in Ostersund have taken the measure to ban popular, Earth Hour, a festival organised to raise awareness on climate change.
It comes after 14 separate reports of sex attacks in the area.
Shockingly, the victims have ranged in age from 10-year-old-girls to adult women, and somehow perpetrators have managed to avoid capture.
The decision to cancel Earth Hour, which involves lights being turned off around the world at the same time, was made in partnership with the local council and comes just weeks after police warned women to stay indoors at night.
Chief constable Stephen Jerand, told Sweden Television News, 'We think it's a very wise move and that the municipality made a good decision.
'Keeping the lights on creates security and is in line with our common efforts to increase security under current conditions'.
Source: Daily Mail