As reported by the police, a 49-year-old local politician was on Friday around 2:45 p.m. on Badstrasse in Bayreuth when an unknown person spoke to him and uttered several racist insults. Shortly thereafter, the stranger headbutted the politician in the face and injured him. The 49-year-old required medical attention.

The companion of the unknown attacker also racially abused the local politician. After the act, the unknown fled unrecognized through a backyard. The police immediately initiated a search, but so far have been unsuccessful.

The investigators assume a racially motivated attack. The first witnesses are currently being investigated. The criminal police are investigating the case with high pressure. Immediately at the scene of the crime, the officers from the Bayreuth city police station were able to identify the lady who was accompanying the stranger and who was also racially insulting the victim. It is a 39-year-old from Bayreuth.

The perpetrator is described as follows:

Police are asking for more information from the public. Who saw the attack around 2.45 p.m. in the Badstraße area and/or can provide information about the still unknown perpetrator or his escape? Witnesses are asked to call Tel. 0921/506-0 to contact the criminal police in Bayreuth.

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