Police in Germany stated that they had acquired details about a doable menace to a synagogue within the western city of Hagen and had put acceptable measures in place to cope with it.
A spokesperson declined to provide additional particulars in regards to the operation on Thursday night, which coincides with the Jewish pageant of Yom Kippur, when observant Jews maintain in a single day vigils in synagogues.
“We have details about a doable menace associated to a Jewish establishment in Hagen,” Dortmund police stated on Twitter. “Protection measures have been taken in response. We are in shut contact with the Jewish group.”
Local media reported that quite a lot of armed police had been deployed to the synagogue in Hagen, a city of some 200,000 on the fringes of the commercial Ruhr area.
Police later added that the street passing instantly in entrance of the synagogue was closed, however that they have been escorting passers-by by way of the closed part on request.
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