Published: Sun, August 13, 2017
Global News | By Stacy Ballard

Drunk American tourist's Nazi salute sparks German punch-up

Drunk American tourist's Nazi salute sparks German punch-up

When one such drunken dumbass, an American, started throwing out the stiff-armed Nazi salute in downtown Dresden, he got what he deserved: a swift punch.

The police have launched a procedure for the use of "symbols of unconstitutional organizations" by the tourist.

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The tourist was identified only as a 41-year-old American man who was "severely drunk", according to police.

The tourist was heavily intoxicated and had a blood alcohol level of 0.276 percent.

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Police said the USA national is under investigation for violating German laws prohibiting Nazi symbols and that they are still seeking the passerby for causing personal injury, according to the Associated Press. Police have declined to release the man's name or hometown.

Authorities are also looking for the assailant, who apparently was passing by a cafe in the eastern Neustadt district of Dresden when he witnessed the American man's gestures and attacked him. The insignia in question prompted a separate police investigation. They were later freed after posting a 500 Euro bail.

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While residents of Germany and Austria, as well as many of their European neighbors, are educated on the laws forbidding Nazi symbols and expressions, it's not clear if Chinese tourists are aware of the post-1945 statutes.

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