The Munich police caused a laugh in the run-up to Friday night. And then had some missions for incorrigible rioters.
- Before the upcoming "Free Night", the Munich police warned against rash actions.
- In fact, the officials had to intervene several times.
- In our Corona news ticker we keep you up to date with the latest developments in Munich.
Update from May 1: In total, the Munich police were called for 39 operations that are related to Freinacht 2020 (comparison: Freinacht 2019: 40 operations).
In Untermenzing, three young people collectively damaged a toilet house by knocking it over. The base plate was damaged. A property damage of 500 euros was incurred. Police officers temporarily arrested the three students near the crime scene. An advertisement for property damage was made against them.
Ironically against Corona-damaged restaurants: Youngsters devastate to the Freinacht beer garden in Munich
Following the police measures, the three young people were handed over to their legal guardians. At Mollsee in Westpark, two 19-year-olds rioted outside / in a restaurant. They first smashed a window, tore a fire extinguisher out of the anchorage and sprayed the contents over the entire open space, knocked over a wooden barrel and also damaged the lighting in the outside area. The owner of the restaurant became aware of the hustle and bustle around 00:30 a.m. and immediately called the police. The two 19-year-olds were arrested by the police on site. A complaint was filed against her for property damage. A total property damage of approx. 530 euros was incurred.
Update April 30th: With all the stress that Freinacht should bring with it: The Munich police have not lost their humor . "You thought we couldn't see through your plan? We know why you bought so much toilet paper, ”the officials write on Twitter .
Wrapping cars with toilet paper is one of the most popular jokes on Friday night. In the context of the Corona crisis, “hamster purchases” of many citizens led to short-term toilet paper shortages at supermarkets.
Misappropriated "security" will be mercilessly secured in the night of May 1st. The police subsequently made it clear once again: “For Friday night this year it means: Stay at home. No toilet paper, no jokes ”.
You thought we couldn't see through your plan?
We now know why you bought so much # toilet paper.
Misused securities are mercilessly secured.
For "Freinacht" this year it says: #StayAtHome, no toilet paper, no pranks! pic.twitter.com/gs7on60caj
Controversial "tradition" always causes trouble: Munich police warned particularly clearly about Corona
Munich - In the night from Thursday (April 30th) to Friday (May 1st), some citizens (especially younger semesters) are also likely to celebrate the so-called "Free Night" this year. Not infrequently, the custom that arose around the installation of the maypole as a ticket to vandalism is misunderstood. In the past year, the Munich Police Headquarters recorded 40 operations in this context.
Munich: Police warn against Friday night - "Corona rules apply without restrictions"
In the time of the Corona crisis, officials face a particularly great challenge in 2020. Regarding the controversial "tradition", the Munich police already made it clear on Wednesday (April 29): "Remember that regardless of this free night, the rules of the exit restriction apply without restriction. Participation in free night activities is definitely not a good reason to leave your own home ”.
Burning garbage container, sprayed signs or smeared house walls are not trivial offenses , but rather could endanger property and "even life and limb," police headquarters said in a press release. On Friday night 2019, the officials were busy with five students, among others, who had had fun on the hood of a car.
Corona Munich: Mask requirement and exit restriction - police in constant stress
The officials in the state capital have a lot to do, especially because of the mask requirement that has been in force since Monday (April 27). From Tuesday (April 28) at 6 a.m. to Wednesday (April 29) at 6 a.m., 7,600 checks were carried out. 81 violations were reported, 70 of which related to the exit restriction and eight to the obligation to wear a mask.
They are not yet allowed to receive guests: however, some innkeepers in Munich are already working on concrete plans for the time after the corona lockdown.