A 35-year-old was hit with a bottle in Halle and injured. On Wednesday evening, a 23-year-old and the 35-year-old were on the tram and got into an argument for unknown reasons, a spokesperson said. Police on Thursday morning. According to reports, the younger man then hit the 35-year-old with a bottle. He was injured and taken to a hospital where he was admitted.

The 23-year-old appeared relatively aggressive to the officers and was heavily drunk, the spokesperson said. The alleged perpetrator is said to have previously given a Hitler salute and shouted anti-constitutional slogans. It was said that a racist background to the attack can currently be ruled out.

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