After an attack with an ax-like object on a regional train in south-east Brandenburg, the suspect is due to appear before the magistrate in Cottbus on Saturday. Then it will be decided whether the 37-year-old has to be remanded in custody. A spokesman for the South Police Department said today. The man, who is a Polish citizen, has not yet made any statements to the police about the act of violence.
The 37-year-old has not yet appeared in the police department, said the police spokesman. He has not yet been able to provide any information on the motive and further background.
The arrested 37-year-old is said to have threatened passengers on a regional train in the small town of Guben on the Polish border yesterday afternoon and injured a young person with an ax-like object. Witnesses said the man threatened passengers and damaged parts of the interior. The man is said to have injured a 17-year-old teenager in the head. She came to the hospital. The girl has not yet been heard, said the spokesman.