Up to ten campers occupied a property on the outskirts of Westerland on Sylt. The owner filed a complaint. Then the police came and cleared the camp. Six people now have to answer for trespassing.

The police cleared an illegal punk camp on Sylt. This is reported by the “Bild” newspaper. According to this, about ten people had occupied private property in Westerland. They are said to have already started to build shelters there.

As the “Bild” newspaper continues to write, the owner then reported it to the police. This was on Saturday afternoon to an operation. According to a spokeswoman, six people were on site. “They have to answer for trespassing,” said the spokeswoman.

In general, the police presence on the island is currently high. On Saturday morning, several hundreds had taken the train to the island. The occasion was a demonstration by the party “Dierechte”. This was cancelled.

An alternative event by Pegida NRW was banned. The reason: “Immediate danger to public safety” because there were not enough police personnel.