25 July 2024,   04:12
Man arrested after driving car into carnival parade in Germany

Police in Germany have tonight searched the home of a driver who deliberately drove a car into crowds at a German Carnival parade.

Special police officers dressed in all black with protective gear were seen entering the property of the 29-year-old who has been arrested for attempted murder after he ploughed his Mercedes into the carnival crowd packed with children.

30 people were injured following the incident and forensic officers have now set up a cordon around the car, with pictures showing several officers examining the silver vehicle.

The driver, a 29-year-old German citizen, mounted the pavement in the town of Volkmarsen, 15 miles west of Kassel, around 2.30pm on Monday before ploughing into families that had turned out for the festivities.

Police arrested the driver at the scene.