Man (Swiss, 71) with a weapon triggers a police operation –

During a police operation on Thursday afternoon (November 25, 2021), a man was arrested in Winterthur who had previously handled a firearm in public. Nobody was injured in the incident.

At around 1.30 p.m., a woman reported to the operations center of the Winterthur City Police that a man was handling a gun in front of an apartment building on Rappstrasse.

Police officers from the Winterthur City Police and the Zurich Cantonal Police immediately moved out and located the man described inside the apartment building. The 71-year-old Swiss was arrested by the Winterthur city police when leaving the house.

No one was injured in the incident. The gun described by the reporter, a handgun, could be seized. The investigations are being carried out by the Zurich canton police.

Source: Zurich canton police
Cover picture: Symbol picture © Kantonspolizei Zürich

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