Monday 25 June 2018

Armed police kill man attacking bakery workers in Germany

Several people were seriously injured by the man armed with a truncheon in Fulda.

The window of a bakery is broken in Fulda (Marius Auth/osthessen-news/dpa via AP)
The window of a bakery is broken in Fulda (Marius Auth/osthessen-news/dpa via AP)

By By AP reporter

Police have shot and killed a man who attacked workers with a truncheon outside a bakery.

Officers in Fulda responded to an early morning call about the incident outside the business in the city about 100km (60 miles) northeast of Frankfurt.

When they arrived, they say the man attacked them with stones and a truncheon. He was shot dead.

Police said the bakery was not open at the time of the incident and that the victims were employees and a delivery driver. Some suffered serious injuries.

Hesse state police and Fulda prosecutors are investigating.

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