Police officers are seen as Peter Madsen (not pictured) is surrounded by the police in Albertslund, Denmark, Oct. 20, 2020.

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On Oct. 20, Peter Madsen briefly escaped the country’s most high-security prison in Copenhagen — where he’s serving a life sentence — after taking a hostage and threatening prison guards and police with what appeared to be a gun and a suicide vest.

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Police officers are seen as Peter Madsen (not pictured) is surrounded by the police in Albertslund, Denmark, Oct. 20, 2020.

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