German Police Arrest Suspect over Attempted Arson Attack on Chinese Embassy

German police reported that they had arrested a suspect over an apparent early-morning arson attempt on the Chinese embassy in Berlin.

“This morning, police officers arrested a man alleged to have thrown several incendiary devices onto the premises of an embassy on Brueckenstrasse,” said the police.

The embassy staff managed to extinguish the unspecified devices without sustaining injuries.  

The suspect was reportedly held by witnesses and security guards until the police arrived. 

Police said they are still investigating the motive for the attack and have not disclosed the identity of the suspect. 

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