A 30-year-old man caused a stir on wednesday evening when he was riding his bicycle on the main cycle path between aschaffenburg and mainaschaff and handling a toy gun. A passer-by immediately called the police – who were able to take the man, who was under the influence of drugs, into custody immediately.
The 30-year-old from aschaffenburg was riding a bicycle on the main cycle path between aschaffenburg and mainaschaff on monday evening. In his hand he held a pistol, which caught the attention of several walkers. According to the facts, he did not threaten anyone with it, but his behavior frightened others. In addition, the man also defecated in a garden.
Man rides a bicycle while under the influence of drugs
A patrol of the aschaffenburg police department succeeded in stopping the man, who was obviously under the influence of drugs and driving in a serpentine manner, in the area of preubenweg and took him into custody without resistance.
The 30-year-old had thrown the toy gun in the form of a carnival pistol into a bush shortly before. It was seized. The man had to accompany the police to the police station. Before he was sent to a detention cell, a blood sample had to be taken. Criminal investigations are underway on suspicion of drunk driving, among other things.
Police often cannot distinguish real weapons from plastic pistols
From a police point of view, the facts of the case exemplify two things: firstly, it shows the dire consequences that narcotics can have on people. On the other hand, it illustrates the problem of handling toy weapons in public. Even police officers are often unable to distinguish them from real weapons.
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