German anti-terror police prepare to storm building as armed man ‘barricades himself inside restaurant’

German anti-terror police have surrounded a restaurant after an armed man barricaded himself inside this morning.

Specially trained officers were called to the ‘Dubrovnik’ restaurant in the western German city of Saarbruecken amid reports a man covered in blood was inside.

Heavily armed police have been seen gathering outside the eatery this morning while negotiators and psychologists are attempting to make contact with him.