On the way to school, two girls were attacked and seriously injured by a man in Illerkirchberg (Alb-Donau-Kreis). They were taken to a hospital, police said. The investigators did not initially give any further details about the girls and their injuries.
The alleged perpetrator is said to have fled to a neighboring apartment building. The police found three people in the house. "We assume that the perpetrator is among them," said a police spokesman. The operation with the help of a special task force was completed, there was no danger to the population.