The German police announced the investigation Department 31-year-old homeless man Willow the Raouche on the morning of July 12, disarmed four policemen. This was reported by the local edition of the Badische Zeitung.
The Raouche noticed in the city with a bow and arrow. The police came to the house on the outskirts of the town of Oppenau, in which he was hiding, and found a gun, ammunition and a knife. Suddenly, a man instructed police guns and demanded that they gave service pistols. The patrol listened, and then Rausch fled into the woods.
To search for the attacker drew 200 people, equipped with body armor, a squad of dog trainers and three police helicopters with thermal imaging cameras. The roads leading into the city blocked.
Local media urged citizens not to leave their homes because Rausch is excited and very dangerous.
The man never had a permanent residence and different strange behavior, as he often wandered the streets of Oppenau with a rat on her shoulder. The Raouche repeatedly prosecuted for violation of law possession of a weapon.