Teenagers Beat Up 17-Year-Olds With Batons
The perpetrators invaded the classroom in Goch in North Rhine-Westphalia and targeted the boy, according to the police. The investigations are ongoing.
Three young people attacked a 17-year-old during a lecture in Goch, North Rhine-Westphalia, and beat him with batons. The perpetrators had come to the classroom early Wednesday evening and specifically targeted the youngster, police said in the night on Thursday.
They had suddenly hit the guy with batons. Even when he tried to flee and fell to the ground, the group did not let go of him. According to initial reports, one of the perpetrators was also targeted with a kind of firearm on the 17-year-olds, it said.Whether it was shot, according to a police spokesman, was unclear. In any case, there were no corresponding injuries.
The group then fled on foot. A teenage girl who had been in the corridor outside the classroom during the deed joined the three fugitives, police said. The injured 17-year-old was subsequently taken to a hospital, which he was able to leave after outpatient treatment.
At the training event in the district of Kleve eleven young people between the ages of 17 and 22 and a 69-year-old lecturer had participated. They were all cared for by the police victim protection. The search for the perpetrators and the investigation into the background of the offense continued.