Billerbeck (dpa / lnw) - After a knife attack on his roommate, a 62-year-old man from Billerbeck in Münsterland is in custody. According to a police report, he surprisingly stabbed a 51-year-old man on Saturday night while he was lying in bed. According to his own statements, the attacked person was able to pull the blade out of the wound in his chest and flee to neighbors, it was said. The police found the escape vehicle near the house in a ditch, the 62-year-old had hidden in a bush.
According to the announcement, the motive for the crime is still open. The suspect has been silent so far, his roommate cannot explain the attack. It is now being determined because of attempted murder and dangerous bodily harm, as the police and prosecutors announced.