Hof (dpa / lby) - A drunk stated on a regional train from Hof to Bayreuth that he was carrying a weapon - and triggered a major police operation. A traveler informed the police by phone about the man, who is said to have insulted passengers with right-wing slogans, as the federal police announced on Thursday evening.
After the arrival of the RE3088 with about 100 passengers, the 40-year-old man from Saxony was arrested. No weapons were found on him - but two half bottles of vodka, a bottle of beer and several empty beer cans, it was said.
The man refused a breath alcohol test. A blood draw was ordered. The 40-year-old was finally released. Among other things, he has to answer for incitement to hatred, threats and disturbance of the public peace.