Bremen police have released the CCTV footage of the brutal attack on Alternative for German (AfD) MP Frank Magnitz, with some claiming the footage shows the attackers using some sort of weapon.
The attack on Mr Magnitz, which caused widespread condemnation across the German political spectrum, was caught on CCTV camera footage and shows a group of three men appearing to be wearing masks attack Magnitz from behind before one of the men attacked him.
When slowed down the film appears to show the attacker elbow Magnitz in the back of the head with his right arm and then, as Magnitz is falling to the ground, seemingly use his left arm to attack Magnitz again, with what some have speculated could have been some sort of weapon.
An AfD spokesman told Breitbart London, “The CCTV footage released by Bremen Police seems to support Magnitz’s story, showing the cowardly attacker hitting the elected representative over the head with an object in his left hand, and then hurriedly passing the object to an accomplice.”
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