December 22, 2016 / 9:44 AM / a year ago

German prosecutor denies report of arrests in Berlin attack case

BERLIN (Reuters) - A spokesman for the German chief federal prosecutor on Thursday denied a media report saying that there had been four arrests of people who had contact with the Tunisian suspect in the Berlin Christmas market attack.

“No, that’s not the case,” the spokesman said when asked about the report.

“We do not know of any arrest,” he added.

Reporting by Ursula Knapp; Writing by Michelle Martin; Editing by Michael Nienaber

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