A large-scale manhunt for an unknown, allegedly armed man was underway late on Wednesday evening in the Tyrolean state capital of Innsbruck. A large-scale operation by the police and the Cobra task force kept the city center in suspense.
“Dangerous situation posed by a person” was what the executive said in the evening around 8:30 p.m. According to reports, there was a person with a weapon in the area of the market square. Witnesses claim to have made a corresponding observation. Underground car parks combed The Cobra and several police patrols were in action, and a feverish search was carried out for the unknown man. The underground car parks – the market hall underground car park and the old town underground car park – were also combed. According to information from the police, the operation in the market square area was completed at around 9.45 p.m. – without results Police. The search was extended to the entire city late in the evening.