A man attacked several passersby in Augsburg with a machete. He also hit a regular bus. The criminal police are investigating.
- An attack occurred in Augsburg on Tuesday (March 31).
- A man attacked passers-by with a machete.
- A victim of the attack came to the hospital.
Update, 1:40 pm: Now further details on the attack in Augsburg are known. The 27-year-old attacker apparently not only had a machete with him, but also an ax. Shortly before four in the morning, he smashed the front window of a bus with an ax. Drivers from the Augsburg Transport Association sat on the bus and were to be taken to their early shift. The driver of the bus was able to drive away and alert the police .
Before the officials arrived, the 27-year-old Tunisian stopped a driver and smashed two windows of her car. When the 28-year-old resident of the woman came to the rescue, the attacker hit him with the machete. Nevertheless, the 28-year-old was able to prevent the man from further attacks . The police then arrested the attacker.
Augsburg: attacker hits 28-year-old with machete in the head
The wounded man was hit in the head with the machete . According to the police, the man with moderate injuries was taken to the Augsburg University Hospital.
The background to the acts is still unclear. After the arrest, the Kripo partially cleared a residential complex in Augsburg's university district and searched the suspect's apartment. A special task force (SEK) was requested for this.
Today at 3.50 a.m. in #Augsburg a man struck an ax against the windows of a bus and a car. Both drivers were not injured. A passer who tried to overwhelm the attacker was injured in the head by a machete. The man was arrested on the spot. pic.twitter.com/AOcj2H1z3f- Police Swabia North (@polizeiSWN) March 31, 2020
There were no indications of any further danger to citizens. For the time being, neither a terrorist background nor a mental illness of the 27-year-old is excluded. It was investigated for an attempted homicide against the man.
Attack in Augsburg: Man attacks passers-by with machete and hits the bus
Augsburg - A man attacked passers-by in Machete on Tuesday morning (March 31) in Augsburg. One person was injured in the process.
Augsburg in Bavaria: man attacks passers-by with machete and hits the bus
According to the police , the man, who is a 27-year-old Tunisian, attacked a woman and a man in the university district of Augsburg . The man was injured in the attack.
The attacker also used the machete to damage a bus in Augsburg *. He also went to a car with a woman in it.
Augsburg: Criminal Investigation Investigated - Injured in Hospital
The criminal police investigate the background of the crime in all directions. The injured was treated in a hospital, the police said. According to the Augsburger Allgemeine, there is no further information on the victim yet. It is currently only known that the man suffered moderate injuries.
At the beginning of December there was also a terrible incident in Augsburg. A firefighter (49) has been killed by adolescents. A video recorded the deed.
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