Münchner sits with a balaclava at the wheel of a luxury limousine - and triggers a police operation
Created: 01/12/2022, 7:37 PM
From: Christian Fellner
The officials were amazed: a man wore a balaclava while driving.
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A Munich resident has a gas station in Garmisch-Partenkirchen with a balaclava over his head to buy an FFP2 mask.
A week after an actual robbery occurred.
Garmisch-Partenkirchen - “This is not an attack.” With these words, a 40-year-old from Munich claims to have reassured the cashier at a petrol station on Münchner Strasse in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
He told the border police officers, who questioned him about his strange appearance.
Why was this sentence necessary?
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Well, the man was sitting at the wheel of his car on Tuesday morning at around 8:45 a.m. with a balaclava over his head, a little later he went to the said gas station to buy a new FFP2 mask, otherwise he would not have gone skiing be able.
Henning Stünkel, deputy head of the border police station in Murnau, couldn't help but smile.
"The whole thing is very strange" - this is how he describes the latest case of the veil investigators.
They discovered the man during routine controls in the Partenkirchen district.
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He met them on the thoroughfare in a high-powered luxury limousine.
The officers immediately noticed that he was wearing a black balaclava, only the pair of eyes peeked through the narrow viewing slits.
Basically already an offense, Stünkel clarifies.
“A driver's face must not be completely covered.” The officers also had the gas station robbery in the back of their minds a week earlier in another location.
The police turned their vehicle around, followed the man from Munich, who soon turned towards the gas station.
Still masked, he entered the building; plainclothes officers followed him.
They saw the man even going behind the counter and reaching into a shelf.
With their hands on their guns they spoke to the stranger.
The situation quickly resolved: The 40-year-old told the story of the missing FFP2 mask.
Why, he had already put on the mask while driving, he could not explain conclusively.
He showed that he had acted very carelessly.
In any case, he must expect a fine.
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