After a knife attack in the pedestrian zone of Dessau-Rosslau, the police are now looking for witnesses. Two Syrians and two German couples crossed paths around 14:30 on Sunday afternoon at a mall.
Police spokesperson for Sachsen-Anhalt says that the women earlier in the day were victims of harassment by the Syrians.
Later the Germans and the Syrians had a verbal confrontation, the police further reports. During the verbal confrontation, the 17 year old Syrian pulled a knife and injured the two, 35 year old, German men on their thighs.
The Syrian’s 23 year old companion used pepper spray against the German men. After the Germans defended themselves, the Syrians fled. They were found and taken into custody.