16 Year-Old German Boy Stabbed to Death by Refugee While Sitting With Girlfriend by Water

A 16 year-old German boy was stabbed to death by a refugee while sitting by the water with his girlfriend.

Polizisten stehen am 17.10.2016 unter der Kennedybrücke in Hamburg. Ein 16-Jähriger ist am Sonntagabend unter der Kennedybrücke in Hamburg getötet worden. Die Polizei sucht mit Tauchern in der Alster nach Spuren. Foto: Daniel Reinhardt/dpa (zu dpa «16-Jähriger unter der Kennedybrücke getötet» vom 17.10.2016) +++(c) dpa - Bildfunk+++

Polizisten stehen am 17.10.2016 unter der Kennedybrücke in Hamburg. Ein 16-Jähriger ist am Sonntagabend unter der Kennedybrücke in Hamburg getötet worden. Die Polizei sucht mit Tauchern in der Alster nach Spuren. Foto: Daniel Reinhardt/dpa (zu dpa «16-Jähriger unter der Kennedybrücke getötet» vom 17.10.2016) +++(c) dpa – Bildfunk+++

ISIS called for knife attacks against civilians earlier this month.

Spiegel reported (translated):

As the police reported, an unknown perpetrator was supposed to have stabbed the youths under the Kennedy Bridge on Sunday evening. The teenager died shortly afterwards in the hospital of his serious injuries.

According to the investigations so far, the perpetrator had suddenly come from the rear of the youth, and he has then repeatedly stabbed his victim, presumably with a knife. After the attack, the man pushed the boy’s 15-year-old companion into the Alster. The girl could save herself from the water, it was said. The victim and his companion, according to media reports, were a pair – the police wanted to confirm on request that the two knew each other. Whether they knew the perpetrator was unclear.

According to police, the perpetrator is 23 to 25 years old and 1.80 to 1.90 meters tall. It was a man with a “southern appearance,” who had short dark hair and a three-bearded beard. The attacker was wearing a brown sweater and blue jeans. He had run away after the crime.

First indications have been received

The police rely on the girl’s statement. But there was no reason to doubt her description, a spokeswoman said. The 16-year-old victim had not been convicted.

Dozens of police officers searched the area for the perpetrator and the offense; Also several divers were in use. The murder commission is determined. According to a police officer, first indications have been received, which are followed. She did not want to say anything more. There are currently no indications for a robbery.

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