Norwegian police probing kidnap of millionaire's wife release CCTV of man outside their home

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Norwegian police probing the kidnap of a millionaire's wife have released CCTV of a man seen walking outside his office on the day his partner went missing.

Anne-Elisabeth Falkevik Hagen, married to businessman Tom Hagen, disappeared on October 31 last year from her home in Lorenskog, east of the capital Oslo.

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A note found in the couple's house claimed that the 68-year-old would be killed if a ransom - thought to be of 9 million euros (£8.1million) - wasn't paid in the cryptocurrency Monero or if police got involved, Norwegian media reported.

Officers have known about the disappearance since Halloween but did not speak publicly speak about the incident until Wednesday.

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They have now released two surveillance videos taken outside the businessman's office on the day his wife disappeared and want three people seen in the footage to get in touch.

Chief police investigator Tommy Broeske said one of the men was seen walking on a road before turning around and going back down the road immediately. Police wanted to speak to the man, as well as another person walking on the same road and a passing cyclist.

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Police have received 'more than 100 tips,' Broeske said, adding 'several seems to be interesting' without elaborating. 'We still have no suspects,' he said.

Hagen is number 172 on a list of Norway's wealthiest people published by the financial magazine Kapital, with a fortune estimated to be nearly 1.7 billion kroner (£156million) in 2018.

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Falkevik Hagen was said to have been attacked when raiders snatched her from the couple's bathroom at their house which is surrounded by woodland.

It has also been reported that there had been limited contact between police and the suspects with the only communication sent through encrypted digital platforms.

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Family lawyer, Svein Holden, told reporters: 'The family sees this as a cruel and...
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