The driver tried to flee the scene.
On Saturday, around 16.00 (17.00 CET) armed with a knife, the driver has made arrival on the German passers-by in Heidelberg, three people were injured, the police wounded attacker.
The driver tried to flee the scene. Currently, he is in the hospital. The status of the attacker and the bystanders of one of the victims is estimated as heavy.
The causes of the incident are still unclear. The police said that the suspect was stopped 150 meters from the scene. Black car brand Opel was on Bismarckplatz, at the entrance to the pedestrian zone in the city centre. Now area cordoned off by the police.
Heidelberg police denies rumors of mental illness of the suspect in hitting people due to the fact that the identity of the alleged attacker is still installed, said the TV channel N24, the official representative of police of the city Settle Norbert (Norbert Schätzle).
“It’s speculation,. I can’t confirm that way,” he said, answering a journalist’s question about the mental state of men.
“We are now engaged in establishing the identity of the suspect, where he’s from, what the motives of this act. The man is currently unable to speak. He assisted in the clinic,” said Settle, adding that the police “there is now no evidence that we are talking about the terrorist attack.”
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