The German police reported this to the German news agency on Sunday DPA. The nineteen-year-old S. has a residence permit for Germany.
The house of S. in Rheinland-Pfalz was searched by the police at the request of the municipality of Amsterdam. Several hard drives and USB sticks have been found in the house and taken away. Furthermore, the police do not make any statements about the investigation.
In the attack with a knife at Amsterdam Central, two American tourists were seriously injured. They are still in the hospital, but are approachable.
The American embassy says to work closely with the Netherlands "in the fight against all forms of terrorism". "" If necessary, we are ready to help with the investigation. " In addition, privacy is requested for the victims and their families.
S. had a terrorist motive for stabbing
The first statements of the suspect show that he had a terrorist motive. The victims were randomly chosen.
S. was shot by the police. He is wounded in the hospital and is being interrogated. The police assume that he deliberately traveled to Amsterdam and acted alone.
On Monday, S. is brought before the examining magistrate, who decides whether he will remain stuck for longer. The man is currently in limitation.
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