US citizen wanted for 3 counts of murder detained at Zahony crossing with Ukraine
The 21-year-old man sought to illegally enter Hungary by crossing the Tisza rail bridge in the evening on Nov. 16, the portal said.
He identified himself as a national of Puerto Rico but could not present identification documents or valid documents for staying on Hungarian territory.
A procedure conducted by the Zahony border police directorate identified the man as a US citizen who was listed by Swiss authorities on a European and an international warrant wanted for murder on three counts.
The police have taken the man into custody and contacted the Swiss authorities, the website said.