Very bad, what is discharged there: shock to the Frankfurt riot night

attacks on police officers, and traces of the destruction: According to the nightly riots in the city centre of Frankfurt are almost 40 people arrested. At leas

Very bad, what is discharged there: shock to the Frankfurt riot night

attacks on police officers, and traces of the destruction: According to the nightly riots in the city centre of Frankfurt are almost 40 people arrested. At least five officers were injured, according to police in the night to Sunday. According to the Frankfurt police President Gerhard Bereswill forces from a crowd of people with bottles were being attacked, even though they had a "calmingly" traded. As the police said, had feted by around 3000 people in the Opera square when the riot broke out. The incident brings back memories of the riots in Stuttgart at the end of June. Rioters destroyed storefronts and shops looted.

39 people had been taken in consequence of the feast, 8 of which were on Sunday morning still in custody, but were later also free. Against you will continue to be determined with breach of the peace and grievous bodily harm.

"This is very bad, what is discharged as"

Overturned garbage bins, smashed panes, shattered glass bottles: The traces of the riots on the night we were in the Morning at the Frankfurt Opera house to see the space more clearly. Police President Bereswill sees the riots as an "absolute negative peak" of the past few weeks. "This is very bad, what has developed since, and tonight unloaded," said Bereswill.

at 3 o'clock in the morning it was come according to the police, a brawl at the fountain at the Opera square, in the 25 to 30 people had been involved. To this point in time around 500 to 800 people at the Opera have been gathered place. "The mood started to turn," said Bereswill. During the brawl, one Person had been injured on the ground. Then, about ten officials had decided to intervene "in order to provide the injured and to settle the dispute". The Participants in the brawl had turned against the officials and they are "solid" with bottles thrown at me. Bystanders had joined them. ---/Hit Radio FFH/ After riots on Frankfurt's Opera square

- Almost exclusively men-arrested

The audience would have cheered, if a bottle had been taken by the officials. "The quality but also the number this is something I have not experienced in Frankfurt," says Bereswill. The police have formed two chains and the people from the place in a street crowded. There, the alleged bottle-thrower had been targeted for firm. The officials had been attacked, Bereswill said it was a "hail of bottle shots".

The arrested were up on a woman, only men aged 17 to 23 years, police said. First of all, the investigators had to indicate the age of the Participants with 17 to 21 years. Nine came from Frankfurt, and the remaining 30 from the environment. Frank Rumpenhorst/dpa, Frankfurt police President Gerhard Bereswill

"The exact Status of the persons, in respect of whether they are German or Non-German, and the extent to which they have of the Person of immigrant background or whether they may be Asylum seekers, which is still open," said Frankfurt police President Gerhard Bereswill. "What I say now, you already have a list due to the consideration of the total: It is predominantly men with an immigrant background."

"The Parties must be immediately brought to justice"

One of the men acted "quite outstanding" and have to answer to more than 20 bottle casts. He also animates other, said Bereswill. Also, Frankfurt's mayor Peter Feldmann (SPD), condemned the attacks. "The Parties must be promptly brought to justice," wrote Mr. Feldmann on Sunday on Twitter. He also demanded to increase the police presence in such "Hotspots". AfD parliamentary group Chairman Alice ryegrass asked on Twitter: "It needs to be consistently done."

Frankfurt's security Department head Markus Frank (CDU), was dismayed by the attacks. "I'm stunned that targeted police attacked civil servants, if you want to help a human.". "It's a new level of violence is achieved." At a security conference on Monday morning should be discussed according to Frank further action. In the past few weeks, the precious current Opera had developed place in the Old Opera house in Frankfurt to the open-air"party zone".

open-air-Party escalated: the Video shows hundreds of rioters in Frankfurt's Opera square, FOCUS Online/Wochit open-air Party escalated: the Video shows hundreds of rioters in Frankfurt's Opera square

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Updated Date: 19 July 2020, 15:27

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