A man is said to have injured two people with a knife in a primary school in Baden-Württemberg. The police are on duty, but the perpetrator has not yet been caught.

A woman and a child were injured in an act of violence in a primary school in Esslingen near Stuttgart on Friday morning.

According to the police, the alleged perpetrator has not yet been caught. It is also possible that he is still on the school premises, said a police spokesman. The police also used a helicopter for the large-scale operation.

According to the spokesman, children are currently being looked after in the school during the Baden-Württemberg Pentecost holidays. However, it is not clear whether the two victims were attacked in or near the school in the morning and whether they belonged to holiday care.

According to the “Bild” newspaper, the man was armed with a knife. The woman and a seven-year-old girl suffered severe stab wounds. According to the spokesman, a motive for the crime was not initially known to the police.