On July 23, the city had a brawl between Given to 15 to 20 men. According to the police, two groups had verbally clashed before the situation escalated. During the fight, several vehicles were damaged by those involved. The police finally ended the conflict and arrested eight suspects, aged 20 to 46. Seven people were injured.
According to “Daily mirror“The groups are a German-Polish group on the one hand and people of Chechen descent on the other. There is a larger Chechen community in the place. The trigger for the dispute is said to have been the attack on the employee of a boat rental company. According to the “Tagesspiegel” on social networks, the employee had previously “looked wrong” at a Chechen.
The next day, large-scale operations in Rheinsberg again
The following day, the police in Rheinsberg had to deploy again for a major operation in the city. About 100 people had gathered in a residential area on July 24. Two men were arrested for resisting police officers. The officials pronounced 51 expulsions. A police officer was slightly injured. The situation calmed down at midnight.
A day later, according to the Tagesspiegel report, there was a meeting of all parties involved in the police station in Neuruppin. In addition to the boat rental company, representatives of the Chechen community were also present, including a “mediator” recognized in their community. The boat rental company then announced in a Facebook statement: “We would like to inform you that all ambiguities have been resolved with the Chechen citizens.”
A police spokeswoman for the newspaper told the newspaper that the dispute mediation, which is monitored by the police, is a rather unusual process. “Of course, this does not mean that we are closing our investigation into the matter.” The arbitration served “further security,” she says. The police consider the situation to be explosive.
News show: situation remains tense
Voice messages from a Whatsapp group, about which the “Tagesspiegel” reports, show how explosive the situation seems to be. According to the group, suspected participants in the fight express themselves in the group.
The attempt at arbitration by the police is also addressed. “If they don’t get that sorted out, then there is war. Then the red and white bandits Cottbus will be here tomorrow. ”According to the report, the red and white bandits Cottbus could be a rocker group operating in Lusatia.
According to the report, the sender of the voice message ends with the words: “I will not be driven out of my own city.” The police had ruled out a xenophobic background immediately after the events of the past week. When asked about the research of the “Tagesspiegel”, the authority announced that the detainees showed no evidence of an extreme right-wing background.