A wave of robberies torments a prosperous neighbourhood in Göteborg. While out on patrol Katarina and Robert are taken hostage as they disturb the robbers in a family home. The men are violent and unpredictable, and as the house is surrounded by police Katarina realises that their lives are in danger. Robert under pressure of the incarceration has a breakdown and reveals a new version of events during the riots. Finally Katarina sees only one solution to the hostage drama. She offers the robbers free passage out of there, with herself as the lone hostage.