Birthdays, engagements, weddings or graduating from high school - we all have a reason to celebrate.
Now the police had to break up a children's birthday party with 30 people.
30 guests are celebrating a children's birthday party in Lower Saxony.
Neighbors complain and call the police.
A woman locks herself in the bathroom with five children.
Hameln / Lower Saxony - The
corona pandemic has been
accompanying people around the world for over a year.
Concerts and all events have been canceled since then.
Birthdays and other celebrations may only be celebrated in the closest circle and, due to the current contact restrictions, only with one person from a foreign household.
These are all things that you couldn't even begin to imagine a year ago.
A family from
had probably briefly
overlooked corona regulations and contact
for a day
The reason: they wanted to celebrate the
ninth birthday of their twins
Corona: Police dissolve children's birthday party - woman hides in the bathroom with children
A violation of the Corona regulations - neighbors inform the police.
When the police stand on the doorstep to break up the party with the partying adults and children, all of whom neither wore mouth and nose protection nor kept their distance,
the guests hide in cupboards
mother even closes with five other children in the bathroom
to "escape" from the police.
reporter reports: “We were with the family, we talked to them.
They were obviously still in shock.
Apparently neighbors called and they whistled.
The children said they were just about to blow out the candles on the birthday cake - and then the police came with ten men and practically searched all the rooms.
The children would have cried, would have run away - so they were still visibly in shock, the two twins who celebrated their ninth birthday ".
A birthday visit that certainly none of the guests expected.
Corona: Children's birthday in Hamelin stopped by the police - punishment for all adults present
To contain the corona pandemic, there are also strict contact restrictions throughout Germany.
In some federal states, citizens have even had to live with a curfew from 8 p.m. or 9 p.m. for several weeks.
The birthday with 30 celebrating adults and children in Lower Saxony now has its consequences:
150 euros per adult present
as a fine.
"It is possible that children will also be prosecuted, depending on how old they are," says
A really ugly memory of a birthday - which was not only dissolved, but also goes deep into the money.