Swiss police on Tuesday, July 25, detained the attacker, who yesterday attacked with a chainsaw on people in the city of Schaffhausen, near the German border, Reuters news Agency reports.
According to the police of the Canton of Zurich, 50-year-old Franz Brosis having no fixed abode and host system by writing the hobo way of life, was detained in the town of Schwyz, located about 60 km from Schaffhausen.
According to some reports, the attack in the office of the insurance company CSS, injured two employees. One of them is in serious condition.
Earlier it was reported that the assailant, «the bald and untidy», fled the scene by car model Volkswagen Caddy with Swiss license plates. Police said that this crime is not an act of terrorism.
The motives of attacker unclear. The investigation continues.