Pepper spray is a prohibited item in itself. It may only be used to defend against dog attacks. © Zoonar/MZV Archive
Pepper spray right in the face: This attack in Markt Schwaben was reported by a man to the Poing police. He remained silent on the details.
Markt Schwaben - He had received pepper spray from an unknown person right in the face - with this message, a 45-year-old turned to the Poing police. The irritant gas attack took place on Saturday, June 3, around 23 p.m. in front of a high-rise building at Enzensberger Straße 24 in Markt Schwaben.
Attack with irritant gas in Markt Schwaben: Police inspectorate Poing is looking for witnesses
As the police further reported, the perpetrator then fled. He had been traveling with at least five other people. Now the officers are looking for witnesses, telephone information is requested to the Poing police station on Tel. 08121/9917-0.
Attack plausible, but the heavily intoxicated victim makes trouble for the police
The only problem is that the officers have little tangible information about the crime and the perpetrator. Although the victim had seen the consequences of the pepper spray, so the story was plausible, according to an inspection spokesman. However, the 45-year-old, who is also known to the police, was heavily drunk and was extremely uncooperative with the recording officers.
What happened before the attack in the Enzensberger street, the officials want to find out
Thus, the victim refused not only a breathalyzer test, but also information about the history of the irritant gas sprayer in his face. Whether there was an altercation before - unclear, says the police. There is also no description of the perpetrator and no information on the direction of escape of the unknown attacker. As mentioned, the police are looking for witnesses.
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