BPOLI S: Physical altercation in regional train

On Monday morning (10.06.2024), a physical altercation occurred between a 19-year-old and an unknown assailant in a regional train heading towards Bietigheim-Bissingen.

At around 11:00 am, the 19-year-old German national was traveling with a companion from Besigheim to Bietigheim-Bissingen. Shortly before arriving at Bietigheim-Bissingen, a verbal altercation ensued between the young woman and a fellow passenger for reasons that are currently unknown. As a result, the unknown individual allegedly punched the 19-year-old woman in the face twice, causing minor injuries. The woman reportedly retaliated by striking the man in the chest before he fled in an unknown direction upon reaching Bietigheim-Bissingen station. The Federal Police are investigating the incident for suspected assault.

For further inquiries:
Federal Police Inspection Stuttgart
Press Office
Denis Sobek
Phone: 0711 / 55049 – 109
Email: bpoli.stuttgart.oea@polizei.bund.de
Website: www.bundespolizei.de
Twitter: www.twitter.com/bpol_bw

Additional Information:

It is essential to address the issue of safety and security on public transportation following this incident. Passengers should be vigilant and report any suspicious behavior to authorities immediately. Additionally, conflict resolution strategies and de-escalation techniques could be promoted to prevent such altercations in the future. Ensuring the well-being of travelers is paramount, and cooperation with law enforcement is crucial in maintaining a safe environment for all passengers.