At the weekend, two quarrels between several men took place on the street Brückenstraße in Chemnitz. Three people were slightly injured.As the police reported on Sunday, a verbal argument between an unknown man and a 24-year-old German initially took place during the night to Saturday. The unknown man is said to have shouted an abusive slur after a passing police car, whereupon the 24-year-old addressed him.As a result of the dispute, 15 more people joined in to support the perpetrator. This resulted in a physical confrontation. The 24-year-old and his 29-year-old companion were kicked and beaten and suffered minor injuries. The 29-year-old German was apparently injured with a knife.
The police forces, which were called in, spotted three suspects during a search of the area surrounding the crime scene. One 30-year-old Moroccan, one 30-year-old Libyan and one 18-year-old Libyan are under investigation on suspicion of breach of the peace and dangerous bodily injury. The three men were released on the order of the public prosecutor’s office after initial police measures. Investigations into the details of the crime and the involvement in the crime are continuing.