On Saturday evening, a group of about 20 rioters in the Florakiez Pankower caused great damage. According to police, people moved around In den Floragärten, Görschstrasse and Gaillardstrasse around 11 p.m.
In the video of a local resident, which is available Tagesspiegel, you can hear groups chanting slogans. Smoke rises from the front yard, apparently from a lit incendiary device.
According to police, the insurgents set firecrackers and smoke pots. They blocked objects on the street and displayed posters with political slogans. Authorities received various emergency calls from residents.
According to police reports, 18 vehicles were damaged. Rioters smashed windows and kicked outside car mirrors. The photo, which was uploaded to the short message service, which Twitter displays on the jacket of one of the rioters, is a symbol of left anarchy.
According to police, four people from the group were arrested in Mühlenstrasse. There are two 18-year-old women and two young men between the ages of 18 and 20. The crowd then dissolved.
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Police cannot provide any more accurate background information yet. Further investigations have been taken over by the state security police, which is responsible for politically motivated crime. Foreigners also set fire to a car on Liebigstrasse in Friedrichshain, the bastion of the left-wing extremist scene, at night.
The unrest could be linked to a larger left-wing demonstration in Hamburg on Saturday. Some 2,000 protesters wanted to show solidarity with the defendants in the G-20 riot trial. Several groups, including the interventionist left, classified as extremist, called for demonstrations throughout Germany.
Since Thursday, five young people have been standing in Hamburg’s “Rondenbarg trial” before the Hamburg district court. You must respond to a serious collective violation of peace, an attack on police officers and an attempt at dangerous injury to health.