The Hamburg Police neutralized this Sunday an individual who was threatening “with a pickaxe and an incendiary device” to several fans, as well as the agents who tried to arrest him, who were waiting for the match between Poland and the Netherlands in the German city corresponding to the Euro Cup.

The incident took place in the San Pauli neighborhood, where the officers had to open fire on the individual, who was injured and is receiving medical treatment, according to the Hamburg Police in a statement published on their website. social

Security sources had previously informed the newspaper ‘Bild’ that the individual appeared shortly after noon on the busy tourist street of Reeperbahn, where fans from the Netherlands and Poland celebrated the start of the match that faces both national teams this afternoon.

At first, according to these sources, The Police used pepper spray to neutralize the individual, but finally they ended up shooting several times against him. The agents, in addition, They found a Molotov cocktail in his backpack.