Düsseldorf main station: the suspect after the attempted arson caught

a Few hours after an attempted arson at the düsseldorf main railway station, the police have taken a suspect. The 54-year-old German had been taken in the vicin

Düsseldorf main station: the suspect after the attempted arson caught

a Few hours after an attempted arson at the düsseldorf main railway station, the police have taken a suspect. The 54-year-old German had been taken in the vicinity of his residential address in Düsseldorf. "Notes on a politically or religiously motivated, did not have revealed so far," said the police. A hospitalization in a psychiatric clinic to be examined, it said. Because of the incident, and the investigation of the Central station was closed on Friday morning for almost two hours.

According to police, a man had taken on Friday morning, a disc and a liquid in the fashion business is distributed. Then the Unknown I want to throw a burning piece of paper into it, a spokesman said. A witness, however, intervened, and I deleted the flames. The liquid in the Store was also safe, had experts found out later. The perpetrator was able to flee after the incident, no sign of him was missing initially.

The main railway station of the state capital, was locked on Friday morning, more than one and a half hours long. Travelers had to leave the sprawling building, about 30 trains were not able to keep in time. In front of the station building, hundreds of people waited for the end of the block.

according to The police, the incident occurred shortly before 7: 00 am. According to initial investigations, the task forces decided to evacuate the station building, as a precaution, said the spokesman of the düsseldorf police. It was unclear "if there will be more behind it". The Federal police had initially said that an incendiary device had gone up in flames.

Updated Date: 31 July 2020, 11:20

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