Noisy IKEA Assembly Prompts Police Call

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If you have trouble assembling IKEA furniture, you’re not alone.

The Swedish company is known for designing and selling ready-to-assemble furniture, but not everyone is cut out for the process, including couples in Sweden!

According to The Huffington Post, police officers were reportedly called to address a domestic disturbance. Instead, they found the commotion was caused by a couple putting together IKEA furniture.

The assembly process reportedly woke up the family’s young child around 1:00 a.m. Frightened neighbors called police and reported loud “banging” and “crying.”

The customers aren’t the first to struggle with the company’s instructional diagrams. The Huffington Post reports IKEA began posting upbeat musical instructional videos online in 2012, an attempt many critics say was an effort to compensate for the difficult instructions.

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1 Comment

  • NedShark

    If you find IKEA instructions difficult to understand, may I suggest a jump off the Valley View bridge? Seriously. I found the “engrish” in the Sauder entertainment center I bought as a newlywed in the early 90s much more complicated than anything IKEA has thrown at me in the past 15 years.

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