During the top Bundesliga game between Borussia Dortmund and Bayer 04 Leverkusen, the Dortmund police discovered a suspicious vehicle. The spectators should not leave the stadium.
Update from August 6, 8:55 p.m.: Good news from Dortmund. The danger situation in front of Signal Iduna Park seems to be under control. The spectators were informed via a stadium announcement that they can now leave the stadium in an orderly manner. BVB also announced the news via Twitter: “We would like to inform you that you can now leave the stadium in an orderly manner.”
The emergency services also spoke up. “Please behave calmly and follow the instructions of the security forces,” reports the Dortmund police. It is currently not known whether and to what extent the dangerous situation could be eliminated.
Dortmund: Police operation at Signal Iduna Park – suspicious vehicle found
First report from August 6th:
Dortmund – The Dortmund police have in the parking lot of the Signal Iduna Parks A suspicious vehicle was found with the engine running. As the police announced on Twitter, it cannot be ruled out that the vehicle poses a danger. Spectators are asked not to leave the stadium and to keep quiet. The top Bundesliga game between BVB and Bayer 04 Leverkusen took place in the Dortmund stadium in the evening.
Police operation after Bundesliga top game in Dortmund – spectators have to stay in the stadium
The police are taking the first “measures to eliminate the dangerous situation”. The spectators were not allowed to leave the stadium “so that the police measures can be carried out undisturbed.” Already in the final phase of the game, stadium announcer Nobby Dickel announced several times via stadium announcements that the spectators should remain in their seats. Borussia Dortmund won the top game against Bayer 04 Leverkusen 1-0 with a goal from Marco Reus.
The police have also asked viewers to limit the use of mobile phones to allow the emergency services to communicate smoothly. “Help us transmit information and limit its use,” the police said on Twitter. (fd)