Once again there has been a brutal act of violence in the downtown area of Chemnitz. According to the police, a 38-year-old man got into a verbal dispute with a larger group of people in the Stadthallenpark on Tuesday evening ( November 10) at around 7.05 pm.Suddenly he was pushed towards the stone stairs in the park, several attackers beat him and kicked him. A 21-year-old woman, who became aware of the incident and wanted to help the man, was also attacked with blows by the unscrupulous gang. As a result of the assault, the 38-year-old suffered serious injuries and had to be treated in hospital, while the 21-year-old was slightly injured.The police officers who were called to the scene were able to identify a total of 7 suspects in the context of the proximity search – they are between 14 and 47 years old and originate from Syria and Iraq, one suspect is from Romania. They are under investigation for grievous bodily harm, but have apparently not yet been arrested. The exact background to the crime is also still unclear.