The German media outlet added that, except for this incident, the Leipzig police did not register any major irregularities on Thursday.
German law-enforcement agencies reported isolated incidents that occurred during the New Year celebration in the country. In the eastern state of Brandenburg, a 24-year-old man died from injuries resulted from the explosion of pyrotechnics.
A supermarket was burned in Berlin, with firefighters having managed to put out the fire. In the western city of Essen, a group of young people set trash cans afire and threw firecrackers at the officials of emergency services, with no one having sustained injuries.