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German school evacuated after gunman spotted on site

One arrest after huge manhunt.

by Westmonster
July 17, 2017

A man has been arrested after a school went into lockdown amid reports of a suspected gunman  in the grounds.

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The Friedrich Ebert School, Stuttgart, was evacuated after a man “with a dark complexion and a beard” was seen with what looked like a gun.

He is believed to have fled the scene on a motor bike, according to police, but has reportedly now been arrested.

A police spokesman said: “Students had reported seeing an unknown person who was said to have been carrying a weapon.

“This person is said to have been on school grounds for a brief period before leaving again.

“One person, who fits the description of the suspect was arrested inside the city.

“The school is still being searched for security reasons. The students are remaining inside the classrooms until the end of the measures.”