Hundred-strong mob surrounds and ‘threatens’ police as officers arrest Somalian man

Members of LEGIDA, the Leipzig arm of the anti-Islam movement Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamisation of the West (PEGIDA), hold a poster depicting German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a rally in Leipzig, Germany January 11, 2016. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

A MOB of 100 men surrounded and threatened police in Hamburg as they attempted to arrest a Somalian man.

Hamburg Police said officers were surrounded and reportedly threatened by a crowd of 80 to 100 African men.

Chaos broke out as police arrested an 18-year-old Somalian in St Georg on Wednesday.

The teenager was accused of threatening two workers at a sports betting shop in the German city.