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'Casual kicker': Berlin metro attack suspect detained by police

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By Euronews
'Casual kicker': Berlin metro attack suspect detained by police

<p>Authorities in Berlin say they have arrested the man suspected of kicking a woman down a flight of stairs in an underground station in the German capital.</p> <p>The assault, which was caught on a surveillance camera, happened in October, but police released the clip last week in an effort to identify the perpetrator.</p> <p>A 27-year-old man, who is said to be from Bulgaria, has now been detained while on a bus in Berlin’s long-distance bus station. No further details have been released.</p> <p>The seemingly casual brutality of the incident caused public outcry. <a href="http://www.euronews.com/2016/12/12/police-close-on-man-who-kicked-woman-down-berlin-subway-stairs">The video went viral</a> and some people offered rewards for information on the suspect. The victim was hospitalised with a broken arm following the attack.</p> <p><iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Mn7yF9R7ZIs" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></p>