Highway 9 in Bavaria was closed in both directions between Hilboldstein and Greeding on Tuesday evening due to a major police operation. Police spoke of an “emergency.” There was talk of a suspected armed passenger holding three hostages. The suspect was arrested.
There was an argument on the bus. There was talk of a suspicious armed passenger in a vehicle with three drivers. All the other passengers left the vehicle.
At 21:30 a special task force stopped the offender inside the bus. As the head of the operations center said, “It happened without any problems.”
All three people on the bus were allowed to leave early. The details of the arrested person are not yet known.
So far, no weapons have been found. The coach is still wanted
– Police said on Twitter.
According to the daily “Sueddeutshe Zeitung” report, the police negotiating team sought to clarify the situation.
Initially, it was not known how many passengers were in the vehicle. The bus stopped between two intersections in the middle of a closed highway, between Hilbolstein and Greeding. Trains on the nearby Munich-Nuremberg route were also stopped.
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