At Bielefeld Central Station, a man allegedly sprayed a school class with irritant gas. Ten children and one teacher were injured. The perpetrator has given a racist motive, said a spokesman for the Federal Police.
According to the school class from Cologne on Monday afternoon has just risen from a train in Bielefeld train station, as the suspect sprayed them still on the track with irritant gas. Ten children were hospitalized.
The 39-year-old was arrested at the station by the federal police. He was heavily intoxicated. When arrested, he probably made statements on the motive of the deed. "I felt disturbed by the children and I am a racist," according to the spokesman for the federal police.
An open warrant for embezzlement should already be available against the man. He is now also awaiting an ad for multiple dangerous assault. The alleged perpetrator is in custody.