Israeli sporting IDF hoodie in Berlin assaulted in alleged antisemitic incident | The Times of Israel
Ex-soldier, who lives in Germany, tells cops he was sprayed in face with irritant, knocked down after somebody ‘addressed him about his faith’
BERLIN — A former Israeli soldier was assaulted in Germany’s capital in what police described Saturday as an antisemitic incident.
The assault occurred Friday night exterior the Noeldnerplatz commuter prepare station in an jap district of Berlin. The 29-year-old former soldier, a Berlin resident, was sporting a pullover with the logo of the Israel Defense Forces and turned towards somebody who “addressed him about his faith,” police mentioned in an announcement.
He instructed investigators that when he turned towards the particular person he obtained an irritant fuel sprayed in his face and knocked to the bottom. The assailant or assailants fled.
The assaulted man alerted police and emergency personnel handled him on the scene. Berlin’s legal police opened an investigation on suspicion of politically motivated bodily hurt.
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