Arrest in Guben: 17-year-old injured with an ax-like object on the Cottbus-Frankfurt train

According to witnesses, a 17-year-old was injured in the head with an ax in an attack on a train between Cottbus and Frankfurt/Oder on Friday afternoon. A spokesman for the southern police department told rbb. First had the “BZ” reported about it.

The teenager was taken to a hospital. According to the police spokesman, the injuries are not life-threatening.

According to the spokesman, the police were alerted at around 1:20 p.m. after a 37-year-old man allegedly threatened passengers on the train with an ax-like object. The train was then stopped in Guben (Spree-Neisse) by the federal and state police.

The police arrested the suspect, and the emergency services secured the axe-like object from him. What exactly it is, could the
Speakers do not say at first.

There was no indication of drug or alcohol consumption. The motive for the crime is still unclear. The securing of evidence was completed in the course of the afternoon and witnesses were questioned.

Broadcast: Antenne Brandenburg, March 24, 2023, 4:30 p.m

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