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Corona demo in Bavaria escalates: man attacks police officers - an officer has to go to the hospital

2021-01-23T10:38:32.098Z

In a corona demo near Nuremberg, three officers from the police inspection in Lauf an der Pegnitz were injured. A man attacked the police officers.



In a corona demo near Nuremberg, three officers from the police inspection in Lauf an der Pegnitz were injured.

A man attacked the police officers.

  • The corona lockdown * was extended until mid-February.

  • Near Nuremberg * people demonstrated against the Corona * measures.

  • One man attacked officers, three of whom were injured.

Nuremberg * - During a demonstration by opponents of the Corona * measures in

Lauf an der Pegnitz

(district of Nürnberger Land), three police officers were injured on Friday evening.

The officers were attacked by a participant in the

meeting

after trying to check a woman's certificate.

This had not worn mouth and nose protection, as the police * announced.

Corona demo in Lauf an der Pegnitz: Woman does not wear a mask - the police check the certificate

Between 5 and 6 p.m., up to 40 people had gathered to demonstrate against the current Corona * measures.

The meeting was scheduled.

A patrol from the Lauf an der Pegnitz police station then noticed a woman who was

not wearing

the prescribed

mouth and nose protection

.

"The

woman's

certificate

aroused doubts among officials about its accuracy," says a press release.

The woman behaved uncooperatively from the first address, so the officers waited until the end of the meeting to take further action.

"During the subsequent

control

, about 20 remaining meeting participants showed solidarity with the 52-year-old woman," said the officials.

The people harassed the police patrol and asked the woman

to resist

the

police's

actions

.

The arrival of another patrol did not initially ease the situation.

Corona demo near Nuremberg: Man physically attacks police officers

“After the officers had to push people away from them in this situation, a 39-year-old man actually attacked them physically.

The police only managed

to overpower the unruly man with

considerable

effort

and put

handcuffs

on him, ”as it goes on.

When he was

arrested

, he kicked the officers.

"The situation could only be brought under control with the help of support staff (including a unit of the Bavarian riot police)." At this point, 25 people had expressed their solidarity against the emergency services.

The officers verified the identity of those present and then secured their cell phones.

Numerous people filmed the operation.

The people involved are now being investigated on suspicion of breach of the peace.

"Shameful and unworthy": Corona demo in Nuremberg caused horror at the beginning of January

Corona demo near Nuremberg: three police officers are injured - officer cannot continue duty

“The 39-year-old attacker has to

answer

for

resistance to law enforcement officers and assault

.

The 52-year-old woman expects a criminal complaint because of the use of incorrect health certificates, ”the police said.

A 49-year-old man who

did not comply with

a repeated

expulsion

during the police operation was

taken into custody for the duration of the measures.

Three officers from the Lauf ad Pegnitz police station were injured during the operation.

A 38-year-old civil servant was unable to continue his duties and then had to seek medical treatment in a hospital.

(came) * Merkur.de is part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital editors network.

According to witness statements, a 21-year-old attacked an 82-year-old at a subway station in Nuremberg without warning.

Now the Kripo has started the investigation.

Source: merkur

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