Pharmacy hostage-taker in Germany demanded 7 million euros
Sunday, March 12, 2023 – 6:34 pm
The man who took hostages at a pharmacy in Karlsruhe on Friday demanded 7 million euros, German media reported.
This was reported by pharmacy owner Patrick Quick, but the police have not yet issued a statement regarding the hostage-taker’s demands, and a representative of her company declined to comment on what the network said in its report.
In an interview, Quick explained that he was among the hostages and said he asked himself why the 20-year-old suspect chose the pharmacy to commit his crime, “as if we had such a large sum of money.” describing him as “crazy”.
Quick stated that his pharmacy was robbed at the end of January last year, and he said that the police then released the exact name of the pharmacy in order to facilitate the process of prosecuting the perpetrator, indicating that this case angered him, and went on to suggest that the perpetrator of the seizure operation hostages after this incident it occurred to him that the pharmacy is an easy target.
Yesterday, Saturday, German authorities in the German city of Karlsruhe announced that an investigating judge had issued an arrest warrant for a young man suspected of taking hostages.
On Friday night, a suspect is believed to have threatened three people with a loaded sonic weapon at a downtown pharmacy and detained them in an attached hall. There were eight other people in the back of the pharmacy.