In Dinslaken on the edge of the Ruhr area there is a large police operation at a school. It’s about an allegedly sighted weapon. The police cautiously give the all-clear.

According to the police, after a suspected gun sighting at a school in Dinslaken near Duisburg, there is “no immediate danger” to people. This was announced by the police in Essen on Wednesday.

An employee of the comprehensive school saw a young person in a basement room “who is said to have held a firearm in his hand”. When the youth saw the employee, he fled. According to the police, arrests have already been made. The incident was reported at the school at 1:40 p.m.

The police reported in the evening that the students from the comprehensive school were still safely in the classrooms and would be escorted out of the building promptly. There they would be received by other police officers and rescue workers. According to their own statements, the police were on site with strong forces.