This is an emerging news story…
German anti-terror police are reportedly preparing to storm a restaurant in the city of Saarbruecken after an armed man barricaded himself inside the venue.
According to the Daily Mail, officers were called to the scene when it was reported there was a blood-covered man inside the restaurant.
RT has reported that the man ordered the restaurant’s staff to leave the facility and took no hostages.
Police negotiators and psychologists are trying to make contact with the man.
A heavily armed counter-terrorism unit has gathered in the area.
Saarbruecken (Saarbrücken) is situated in west Germany and is located near the French-German border.
— Metro (@MetroUK) August 7, 2016
— Alberto Allen (@albertoallen) August 7, 2016
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— Sky News (@SkyNews) August 7, 2016
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