A 13-year-old girl was attacked on Tuesday morning on her way to school in Ostbevern in Münsterland and her hands were tied with cable ties. Passers-by found the girl and informed the emergency services. The 13-year-old was taken to the hospital. She was initially unconscious, police said, but then regained consciousness. She only suffered minor injuries. The girl was not tied to a tree.
A couple found the eighth grader, who attends a high school in Ostbevern. According to the spokeswoman, the couple noticed a bicycle and a backpack on the side of the road while walking in the forest strip. Then the couple discovered the girl and informed the emergency services.
According to the spokeswoman, there is a construction site next to the site. Workers from there helped with first aid, she said.