Armed Man ‘Covered In Blood’ Barricades Himself In Restaurant


An armed man has barricaded himself in a restaurant in Germany and a SWAT team are preparing to end the siege.

The Mirror reports that a man, who was covered in blood, entered a restaurant in Saarbruecken and demanded everyone leave.

There aren’t believed to be any hostages in the building and the incident is believed to be related to a family dispute, not terrorism, according to local media.

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Police have sealed off the area and, according to German newspaper Bild, counter-terrorism units are responding to the situation.

Bild are currently live streaming the incident.

More to follow…

Tom Percival

Tom Percival

More of a concept than a journalist, Tom Percival was forged in the bowels of Salford University from which he emerged grasping a Masters in journalism. Since then his rise has been described by himself as ‘meteoric’ rising to the esteemed rank of Social Editor at UNILAD as well as working at the BBC, Manchester Evening News, and ITV. He credits his success to three core techniques, name repetition, personality mirroring, and never breaking off a handshake.