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Cops break up Kinect Boxing bout

Neighbour calls in domestic violence report

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Eight Swedish cops last week stormed a couple's home in Uddevalla after a neighbour reported five people beating up a woman. It was a false alarm - they were just playing Kinect Sports.

One Robert Johansson, 25, was actually throwing punches in a virtual boxing match with his buddies and told Swedish-language tabloid Aftonbladet: "It felt awkward when the police came in and asked who was beaten. We felt rather stupid sitting there on the couch."

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A spokesman for Gothenburg plod regretted the misunderstanding, but said they had to act immediately given the reported nature of the incident. ®

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