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Germany: Armed inmate takes woman hostage at Lubeck Prison00:45

Germany: Armed inmate takes woman hostage at Lubeck Prison

Germany, Lubeck
June 17, 2019 at 18:42 GMT +00:00 · Published

An armed inmate reportedly took a woman, believed to be a psychologist, hostage at the prison in the northern German port city of Lubeck on Monday.

A heavy police presence is already at the scene and the authorities have said they believe the hostage taker was working alone. Reports indicate that the perpetrator is a 36-year-old Romanian prisoner, who is armed with a knife.

Germany: Armed inmate takes woman hostage at Lubeck Prison00:45
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An armed inmate reportedly took a woman, believed to be a psychologist, hostage at the prison in the northern German port city of Lubeck on Monday.

A heavy police presence is already at the scene and the authorities have said they believe the hostage taker was working alone. Reports indicate that the perpetrator is a 36-year-old Romanian prisoner, who is armed with a knife.

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