This is stated on the page of the regional police station on Twitter.
“During a patrol, a stranger with a knife attacked a policeman from behind, injuring a police officer. After the attack, the suspect in the attack was detained by witnesses, ”the statement said.
It is noted that the policeman was hospitalized.
The motives for the attack of the 23-year-old man are not reported.
Earlier, the son of former German President Richard von Weizsacker Fritz died of knife wounds. He was attacked during his lecture.
In January 2019, a refugee from Afghanistan attacked a pregnant woman with a knife in a hospital in the German city of Bad Kreuznach.