The Essen police apparently prevented a killing spree at a high school. A special task force stormed the apartment of a 16-year-old early Thursday morning. They found more than ten pipe bombs. The tip came from a teenager.

The police in Essen apparently prevented a bloodbath at the Don Bosco High School in Essen. This is reported by the “Bild” newspaper. A special task force stormed an apartment in the Borbeck district around 4:20 a.m., the newspaper writes. A 16-year-old living there was overpowered in his sleep.

The police had received a tip from a youth that the suspect might be planning a killing spree. The officials found what they were looking for: According to the “Bild” newspaper, they discovered several weapons at once:

The school was cordoned off by the police. The classrooms are searched for potentially already deposited explosive devices. The student is currently being interrogated.


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