Lacoste, the French fashion (external - login to view) label known by its green crocodile logo, is reported to have asked the authorities in Norway (external - login to view) to prevent Anders Behring Breivik (external - login to view) from wearing the brand.
The rightwing extremist, who has admitted killing 77 people during bomb and gun attacks in July, has been pictured wearing Lacoste items since he was arrested.
Norway's Dagbladet newspaper reported that police prosecutor Christian Hatlo has confirmed that Lacoste contacted the police with the request
"Yes, we have been contacted by Lacoste, but what they have asked remains between us," he was quoted as saying.
Breivik was pictured wearing a red Lacoste jumper as he left a courthouse in Oslo on 25 July, and he has been seen wearing a black Lacoste sweater on at least one other occasion.


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