A school and nursery in the German city of Hamburg have been evacuated and anti-terror police have been scrambled to the scene amid reports a gunman is on the loose.
From Bild.de – Twitter #Elmshorn
Elmshorn – police major operation to Elmshorner Waldorf School!
Because of an alleged threat in the Pinneberg district officials have evacuated on Friday afternoon at approximately 12:45 pm, the Waldorf School and the adjacent kindergarten on Adenauer Damm.
The red alert was triggered because a student wants to have a person seen with a gun near the school. The stranger said to have been dressed in black trousers and a black Hoodie.
The police marched out with a large contingent. In addition, professional firefighter were alerted. From the evacuation around 420 students were affected, confirmed police spokeswoman Sandra Mohr towards BILD.
Subsequently, the officers ransacked twice school, but without success.