BREAKING: Police respond to armed woman reports in Cologne


This is a developing story.

According to emerging reports, police in Cologne have responded to reports that an individual armed with a gun was seen in the vicinity of an employment office in Cologne.

It has been established that armed police have descended on the Sulz region and are currently searching the area for the suspect.

Office workers and members of public in the area have been warned to stay indoors.

Commenting on the matter, a spokesman for the police confirmed that authorities had detained a suspect on another matter when reports began circulating that a woman armed with a gun had been spotted near the office.

UPDATE: According to German newspaper, Bild, four individuals have been arrested in connection with the incident, and it is as yet unknown whether it is terrorist-related.