Gunman attacks bank in Waldshut, Germany, police operation underway

An armed robber has entered a bank in the southern German town of Waldshut. Two bank employees are still inside the building, a police statement said.


The armed robber entered the bank on Friday afternoon while two employees were inside, police said in a statement.

Waldshut police officers engaged the perpetrator in a shootout. Police believe that the robber may have been wounded, the statement said.

Police units have blocked off the bank and cordoned off the adjacent area. The authorities are urging residents not to approach the area due to the ongoing police operation.