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    An armed man that attacked a bank in the German city of Waldshut was injured in a shoot-out with the police on Friday before being detained, and is now in the care of paramedics, the Freiburg police said in a statement.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The 57-year-old man attacked one of the banks in Waldshut around 12:00 p.m. local time (10:00 GMT), leaving two bank employees trapped in the storeroom. At around 2 p.m. local time, the police reported a shoot-out between the police forces and the attacker, during which the suspect sustained injuries.

    "The police have established contact with the 57-year old attacker, who was injured in the shoot-out with the police. The attacker has just been seized and detained and is currently treated by the paramedics," the statement of the police read.

    Both bank employees left the building safely, the police added.

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