Police responding to reports of armed woman in Cologne - local media

Police operation comes just hours after Angela Merkel addressed recent spate of terror attacks

Police responding to reports of armed woman in Cologne - local media

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German police are responding to reports of an armed woman in a job centre, according to local media reports.

Police have cordoned off the building in the Sulz area of Cologne and staff have been told to stay in their offices.

A police spokesman said that they had just detained a suspect on another matter at the employment agency when witnesses said they had seen an armed woman walking around in the building.

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