Bremen scales back security alert

Mar 02, 2015, 08:13 IST | Agencies

German authorities yesterday downgraded a security alert in Bremen that had led to two temporary arrests and searches of premises that included an Islamic cultural centre

Bremen: German authorities yesterday downgraded a security alert in Bremen that had led to two temporary arrests and searches of premises that included an Islamic cultural centre.

Police had since Saturday heightened security at key city sites, including the town hall, main church and a synagogue, after receiving a domestic intelligence service warning that a Lebanese man may have purchased weapons.

However, no arms were discovered in police searches of his apartment.

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